The Department of State Security Services (DSS), on Tuesday, arraigned Kabiru Muhammad, the suspected mastermind behind the viral news of President Muhammadu Buhari getting married to a second wife at a Kano Magistrate court in 2019.
The DSS alleged that Kabiru was responsible for the fake news of a wedding between Buhari and Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Faruk.
Kabiru created a frenzy in the country on social media, by spreading a fake wedding ‘Fatiha’ card.
The accused is facing two-count charge of Defamation and Injurious falsehood, contrary to section 392 and 393 of the Kano Panel Code.
The charges will attract a maximum of three years imprisonment without fines, if the suspect is found guilty of the offence.