Jigawa Hisbah Arrests 34 In Bar, Confiscates 916 Bottles Of Beer


The Sharia law enforcement agency in Jigawa State, Hisbah said it arrested 34 persons and confiscates 916 bottles of alcoholic drinks when it raided beer parlours in Kazaure Local Government Area of the state.

This was made known in a statement by the state commandant of the agency, Malam Sa’idu Aliyu, while speaking with reporters in Dutse on Monday.

According to Aliyu, the officials of Hisbah carried out a raid on Sunday at Gada and Kanti quarters in Kazaure town, adding that 673 empty bottles, four Jericans, two coolers and two jumbo-size pots used in brewing local beer, were also among the items recovered during the raid.

He said that the agency would continue to fight against immoral acts, including consumption of alcohol and reminded the people that consumption of beer remained prohibited in all parts of the state.

He therefore advised residents to desist from engaging in vices and other immoral acts capable of destroying the society.

Recall that, Hisbah, on Nov. 4, destroyed 238 bottles of assorted beer in same local government areas of the state.



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