The Jigawa State Hisba command says it has arrested 44 commercial sex workers and confiscated 684 bottles of alcohol across the state.
State Hisba Commandant, Ibrahim Dahiru Garki disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Dutse.
He said the arrest was made during a two-week joint patrol with sister security agencies at 17 towns of some local government areas of the state.
Dahiru Garki added that those arrested were handed over to the police for discrete investigation after which they will be charge to court for prosecution.
He said the joint operations was in line with the State Government’s directives to close all the identified alcohol and other social vices joints across the State.
He noted that the consumption of alcohol, other illicit drugs and other social vices remained prohibited in all parts of the sate.