Kano Hisbah Arrests 20 Youth For Keeping ‘Long Hair’

hisbahThe Kano State Hisbah Board says it received 20 cases of misconduct among youths during the Eid el-Fitr celebration.
Malam Mohammed Yusuf, Public Relations Officer of the board, made the disclosure in Kano during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
“During the Sallah, the board arrested 20 youths who dressed indecently and some young boys who kept long hair.
“We barbed their hair immediately and advised them to desist from any act of misconduct and be God-fearing”, he said.
He explained that none of the cases was taken to court, pointing out that they were all resolved by the board with the support of the staff.
According to him, the board encourages good behaviour and discourages bad deeds among residents.
“During the festive season, we sent over 100 officials to assist people at the various Eid prayer grounds.
“We also had meetings with owners of public parks and hoteliers on the need to be more security conscious and ensure that no one is missing”, Yusuf said. (NAN)