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Jigawa Hisbah arrests 31 for prostitution, drunkenness

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By Muhammad Nasir Bashir

Operatives of Hisbah have arrested 31 people, including 25 women, in Kazaure Local Government Area, Jigawa, over alleged “immoral acts”.

Malam Ibrahim Dahiru, the Hisbah commander in the state, disclosed this on Wednesday in Dutse.

He explained that the suspects were arrested during a raid by Hisbah tagged “Reap what you sow’’ at about 6:00 am.

They are accused of allegedly engaging in prostitution and the consumption of alcoholic beverages.

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According to Dahiru, 55 bottles of assorted alcoholic beverages and 50 litres of locally-brewed alcohol, “Burukutu’’, were seized during the raid.

He said the suspects and the seized items were handed over to the police in the area for further action.

Dahiru commended residents for their support and cooperation with the Hisbah Board in the discharge of its duties.

He assured that Hisbah would continue to fight against immoral acts in all parts of the state.

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