Hisbah confiscates 5,000 cartons of beer in Kano

The Kano State Hisbah Board says it has confiscated two vehicles loaded with 5,760 cartons of assorted beer.

In a statement, the Public Relations Officer of the board, Lawan Ibrahim-Fagge, said the incident happened on Kano/Madobi road on Thursday.

The Commander­­-General of the board, Dr Harun Muhammad Sani Ibn-Sina, was quoted to have said that the vehicles were apprehended after a tip off by a good Samaritan.

He added that the board would immediately commence investigation and take the necessary action.

Ibn-Sina added that the board would continue to sustain fight against drugs and other intoxicating substances among youths in the state.

He commended the efforts of Hisbah corps, volunteers and stakeholders for their commitment, adding that the unwholesome practice among youths had been a source of concern to the society.

The commander-general said that efforts at riding the society of the menace of drugs and other intoxicants would be sustained.

In a similar development, the state Hisbah Board has also arrested over 100 youths, male and female during a raid at Abdullahi Bayero Road and Zoo Road.

Narrating the incident, the Commander General of the Board pointed out that the youths, including a 15-year-old girl, were arrested while smoking shisha mixed with Indian hemp and using other hard drugs at some eateries and other recreational centres in the areas.

Credit: DAILY TRUST

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