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Alleged selling of baby: Village head, Hisbah commander, couples granted bail

Alleged selling of baby: Village head, Hisbah commander, couples granted bail

By Bashir Bello The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP says four persons indicted in connection with alleged selling of a one-year-old baby from Kano to Imo state have been granted bail. The NAPTIP Zonal Commander in Kano, Shehu Umar who confirmed this to Vanguard on Monday said the case was […]

Hisbah destroys 588 bottles of beer in Jigawa

Hisbah destroys 588 bottles of beer in Jigawa

Hisbah, the Sharia law enforcement agency in Jigawa, said it had destroyed no fewer than 588 confiscated bottles of beer in Ringim Local Government Area of the state. Malam Ibrahim Dahiru, the State Commandant of Hisbah, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Sunday that the beer was destroyed on Aug. 20. […]

Hizbah calls for calm following protest against blasphemy in Kano

Hizbah calls for calm following protest against blasphemy in Kano

By Abdulmumin Murtala – Kano The Hizbah, Shariah Police, has on Wednesday in Kano called on the public to remain calm and desist from taking the law into their hands following a protest at their office by aggrieved Muslim faithful alleging that the government is not taking any steps against a singer who insulted the […]

Sokoto Hisbah records 606 rape cases in 2019

Sokoto Hisbah records 606 rape cases in 2019

The Commandant, Sokoto State Hisbah Commission, Dr Adamu Kasarawa, said the commission has recorded 606 rape cases across the state in 2019. Kasarawa disclosed this in an interview with newsmen on Sunday and decried the rampant cases of sexual assaults in the state. He said the 2019 figure was up from 296 cases in year […]

Kano Hisbah arrests 28 beggars for violating law

Kano Hisbah arrests 28 beggars for violating law

The Kano State Hisbah Board says it arrested 28 suspected beggars in January in Kano metropolis for violating the law banning street begging in the state. The is contained in a statement by the Public Relations’ Officer of the Board, Malam Lawan Ibrahim, on Wednesday in Kano. According to him, the suspects comprise of 13 […]