- No fewer than 21 people have been arrested by Sharia police in Jigawa state
- The arrest was made following a raid at a popular beer parlour in the state
- The suspects were arraigned after the completion of investigation
The Jigawa state command of Hisbah has reportedly arrested 14 commercial s*x workers and also confiscated 100 alcoholic drinks.
Daily Trust reports that the Sharia police made this arrests in Kazaure, the headquarters of Kazaure local government area of the state.
Ibrahim Dahiru who is the commander of Hisbah in Jigawa state revealed this on Monday, May 20. He said seven men were also arrested which brought the total number of arrests to 21.
The Hisbah commander said the arrest was carried out following a raid at the popular Gadar Kazaure beer parlour.
He said: “14 suspected commercial s*x workers and seven men were arrested. The suspects were arrested for alleged immorality in the area.”
He added that after the completion of investigation, the suspects were arraigned in Kazaure.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported Nabahani Usman who is the commander-general of the Kano Hisbah said that his men will arrest adults caught eating in public during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.
The Hisbah boss said those arrested will only be released when they can provide proof of illness via a medical report from a doctor that exempts such persons from fasting.
Usman said even with the exemption letter, the person will be warned not to repeat such before being released.
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