Three people were arrested by the Katsina state police command on Thursday, April 30, for allegedly insulting President Muhammadu Buhari and the state governor, Aminu Masari.
The Katsina police command disclosed that the suspects were arrested for making a viral video on social where they insulted the president the state governor, Daily Trust reports.
The spokesman of the state police command, SP Gambo Isah, said the state commissioner of police, Sanusi Buba, ordered for investigation after the video surfaced which led to the arrest of the suspects.
He added that in the course of the investigation, the suspects, a 70-year-old man, Lawal Abdullahi Izala; Bahajaje Abu and Hamza Abubakar all of Gafai Quarters, in Katsina metropolis, confessed to the crime.
The Katsina police command stated that the offenders violated the provisions of the cyber crime act, and will be made to face the wrath of the law.