- A man has found himself in the dragnet of Kano moral police Hisbah after taking a woman to his home
- Malam Yahaya Zakari's arrest was confirmed in a statement by the board on Friday, July 30, in Kano state
- Zakari, a ''pharmacist", was said to have taken the woman to his home after she came to his store to buy drugs
A man identified as Yahaya Zakari has been arrested by the Kano state moral police known as Hisbah over the allegation that he took a young woman to his house.
Zakari who is a pharmacist was said to have taken the lady to his house located at Sabuwar Gandu in Kano metropolis.
According to a statement issued by the board in Kano on Friday, July 30, the man was arrest following calls from residents of the area, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
How Zakari was arrested?
Confirming the arrest, the head of the Hisbah board, Harun Ibn-Sina, said Zakari was picked when his neighbours were uncomfortable with the way the "pharmacist" brought the lady home.
Ibn-Sina, who expressed displeasure over the incident, vowed that necessary investigation will be conducted to establish the truth, The Punch reports.
The Hisbah leader warned parents to monitor the movement of their female children closely.
Man sentenced to 104 years in prison
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that a Kano State High Court sentenced Paul Owne to 104 years imprisonment for the kidnapping and sale of some children in Kano.
The court delivered the judgment on Friday, July 30, after the accused pleaded guilty to the 38-count charge levelled against him by the Kano state government.
The trial judge, Justice Zuwaira Yusuf, found the accused guilty of conspiring with six others to kidnap many children who are under 10 years from Kano and sold them in Onitsha, Anambra state in 2019.