#FreeMubarakBala trends as the President of Humanist Association of Nigeria, Mubarak Bala have been arrested by the police in Kaduna State for blasphemy against Islam and insulting Prophet Muhammad on his Facebook page .
Bala’s arrest followed a petition by a group of lawyers to the Commissioner of Police in Kano State to prosecute him for the insult.
We could In 2014 Bala was placed in a mental hospital for the “crime” of being an atheist. He was later released, but that didn’t stop the threats on his life.
Nigerians are reacting on Twitter as #FreeMubarakBala trends: