A 34-year-old man, Umar Yusuf, on Monday dragged his brother, Rabiu Abdullahi before a Sharia Court l sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State for allegedly smoking Indian hemp and walking around the house half-naked.
Yusuf told the court that he lives with Abdullahi, 32, in a rented apartment in Kaduna metropolis.
He alleged that Abdullahi was in the habit of inviting his friends to smoke Indian hemp in the compound, adding that whenever he cautioned him he will argue with him.
He usually roams about the compound half-naked. I have a wife and kids. its not healthy for my family, he said.
The defendant, however, pleaded guilty to the offence.
Abdullahi said that he too had a grievance to settle with Yusufs wife over the aroma of the food she cooks.
The aroma of the food disturbs me. A thin wall separates my room from theirs, he said.
The Judge, Dahiru Lawal ordered the defendant to stop inviting friends to smoke and also roam about half-naked in the compound.
He advised the brothers to live in peace and to discuss what they like and dislike so that peace would reign between them.
Author: Nwafor Polycarp