Hisbah destroys 5,760 alcohol bottles in Kano, arrests over 100 youths

Jigawa-Hisbah

Jigawa State Hisbah Command

The Kano State Hisbah board has said it confiscated 5,760 bottles of beer on Thursday.

Hisbah made the announcement in a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer, Lawan Ibrahim-Fagge.

He revealed that the seizure happened at Kano/Madobi road.

The statement quoted the Commander­­-General of the board, Dr Harun Muhammad Sani Ibn-Sina who noted that a good samaritan informed the board about the vehicle bringing beer into the city.

Dr Haram stated that after the tip-off, operatives of the board began investigation and the necessary action was carried out.

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The commander stated that Hisbah would continue its fight against proliferation of drugs and other intoxicating substances in the state.

Also the statement noted that after a raid by the board, over 100 youths male and female were picked at Abdullahi Bayero Road and Zoo Road.

The commander said that  the arrested youths included a 15-year-old girl.

They were arrested while smoking shisha mixed with Indian hemp and using other hard drugs at some eateries and other recreational centres in the two areas.