Jigawa: Hisbah confiscated 308 bottles of assorted alcoholic beverages, suspects flee



Jigawa State Hisbah Command said it had confiscated 308 bottles of assorted alcoholic drinks in Gumel Local Government Area of state.

Malam Ibrahim Dahiru, Hisbah Commander, made this known to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Saturday.

Dahiru said that items were confiscated during an enforcement tour carried by its operatives at one of hotels in area at about 10 a.m. on Friday.

operatives have raided a hotel in Gumel town on Gujungu road where we succeeded in confiscating 308 bottles of assorted beer.

“But we were not able to catch anyone as those present took to heels after they sighted men.

“I’m using this medium to remind people that of beer prohibited in all parts of Jigawa and Hisbah will continue to enforce that,’’ Dahiru said.

He, however, explained that no arrest was made during the as suspected owners and users ran away on sighting operatives.

commander added that the confiscated drinks were handed over to the police in the area further action.

According to him, the of beers still prohibited in all parts of the state.

Dahiru added that the command would continue to ensure that people stopped engaging in immoral acts and other vices that were capable of destroying the society. (NAN)