Kano Sharia police confiscate two trailer load of beer

Kano Hisbah Sharia police

The Kano State Hisbah Board, in charge of implementation of the Sharia law, on Tuesday said it had confiscated two trailers fully loaded with cartons of beer.

Malam Adamu Yahaya, the board’s public relations officer, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano that the truck carrying the beer was apprehended around Zaria road on Monday morning during a special patrol.

“We received information through our intelligence that two trailers entering Kano is carrying cartons of beer.

“Our men on duty apprehended the driver and motor mates. We screened and took them to the Magistrates’ Court for prosecution under Kano State Law No 4 of 2004 which ban the manufacture and use of intoxicant in the state,” he said.

Yahaya also said that the board has received 477 cases on marriage dispute, debt, drug abuse, dispute between neighbours, immorality, intimidation, lost and found items and breastfeeding, among others.

He advised the general public to shun any form of immorality and be each other‘s keeper and live in peace and unity.