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  • Updated: January 29, 2023

Kano Police Confirms Arrest Of TikTok Skit Maker Murja

Kano Police Confirms Arrest Of TikTok Skit Maker Murja

The Kano State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a popular Kano TikTok skit maker, Murja Ibrahim Kunya.

Murja was arrested at the Tahir Hotel in Kano while trying to book rooms for her guests who came from different places to attend her much-publicised birthday party.

The confirmation was by the spokesperson of the command, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa.

According to Kiyawa, the Kano State Commissioner of Police, CP Mamman Dauda has ordered that the suspect undergo psychiatric evaluation.

Murja was arrested for allegedly using vulger language and corrupting the morals of the society in her videos. 

Her arrest followed a request from a Shari'ah Court in Bichi to the state's commissioner of police to arrest and investigate her alongside other TikTok users.

The other TikTok users included in the request letter were Mr 442, Safara’u, Dan Maraya, Amude Booth, Kawu Dan Sarki, Ado Gwanja, Ummi Shakira, Samha Inuwa and Babiana.

The letter reads partly: “Sequel to the complaint lodged by Muhd Ali Hamza Esq, Abba Mahmud, Esq, Sunusi I. Umar Esq, Abba, A.T Bebeji Esq, B.I Usman Esq, Muhd Nasir Esq, L.T Dayi Esq, G.A Badawi & Badamasi Suleiman Gandu Esq, I am directed by the presiding Upper Sharia Court Judge, Bichi Division Kano to write and kindly request you to conduct investigation against the above mentioned suspects for proper action."

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