Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu has directed the Kaduna State Commissioner of Police to investigate Rahama Sadau for allegedly defaming the Holy Prophet (SAW).
Over comments under her pictures on Twitter.
The Kano popular actress recently shared some racy pictures on her social media handles, sparking controversy and blasphemous comment on the Holy Prophet Mohammed.
Ms Sadau later issued an apology, pulled down the pictures and condemned the blasphemy.
As a result of the directive, the commissioner, Alhaji Umar Muri, invited Kannywood and Nollywood actress to present herself at his office today.
According to the report, the actress was on her way to Dubai with her mother and three younger sisters – Fatima, Aisha and Zainab.
It was reported this morning by the Voice of Freedom that Rahama was arrested by the police in Abuja while she was trying to escape from Nigeria.
Although the police had tried to arrest the actress in Abuja, it was not done because a senior police officer with the rank of commissioner had intervened, urging to let her go.
The actress, along with her mother and relatives, left Abuja and headed back home to Kaduna where Rahama will go to see the commissioner.
“We expect Rahama to arrive at the police headquarters in Kaduna at three o’clock,” a reliable source said
Rahama, the Inspector-General of Police, was investigated following a petition written to him by an Abuja-based human rights activist alleging that the actress had insulted the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
In a petition written by Alhaji Lawal Mohammed Gusau, a copy of which was obtained by Fim magazine and sighted by MandyNews, the Inspector-General was asked to arrest Rahama because some of the pictures she posted on social media had led to sexual harassment. made against the Messenger of Allah.
In the letter, dated November 3, 2020, Alhaji Lawal told the Inspector-General that when the photos posted by Rahama caused controversy, the actress did not immediately remove them from the site. she gave, instead of showing that she enjoyed the debate that ensued.
He said: “Your Majesty, this has led to violence and could lead to riots because young people and some Islamic scholars have started threatening to take action against her.
“Your Excellency, in light of the recent events in Kano and the recent events in France, the Muslim community is now at a crossroads.
“You will trust me, sir, that Nigeria will not be able to withstand a new religious crisis at a time when it is not fully recovering from the SARS crisis.
“Therefore, I urge you to arrest the suspect and conduct a thorough investigation into the matter. It has been said that repairing your property will not be easy.
Mandy News gathered that Lawal Gusau sent a copy of his letter to the Sultan of Sokoto and other dignitaries.
As a result of Lawal’s complaint, the Inspector-General wrote a directive to the Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, including the complaint, and directed him to immediately investigate it.
Letter of a directive issued by the Inspector-General to the Commissioner as sighted by MandyNews.com said; In a memorandum No. 7000 / IGP.SEC / ABJ / VOL.508 / 313 and dated November 3, signed by the Chief Superintendent of Police, DCP Idowu Owohunwa, the commissioner was informed that: “I am informing you of the order issued by the Inspector-General of Police to take immediate action to ensure that this incident does not lead to any incident of insecurity and public unrest.
“The Inspector-General of Police has also instructed you to keep him informed of any developments in the matter.”
It is unknown at this time whether the police will hold Rahama hostage or whether she will release her statement. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.
But we learnt that the actress had contacted her lawyer who would follow her to the police headquarters.