The Jigawa State Hisbah Board raided a liquor store in Takur Adua area of Dutse and seized 1 thousand 249 bottles of beer and 143 cartons of empty bottles of beer.
State Hisbah operatives also arrested the liquor dealer.
Jigawa State Hisbah Commander Mallam Dahiru Garki confirmed this to newsmen in Dutse, saying they raided the store in collaboration with the Dutse Local Government Area Division of Nigerian Police Force.
He commended the people for their co-operation and support in the conduct of Hisba activities.
State Hisbah operatives also raided three liquor stores in Gumel.
Hisbah operatives arrested 11 men, 1 woman selling beer, 177 bottles of beer, 1 bottle of local beer and a pot for cooking local beer.
Hisbah State Commander Mallam Dahiru Garki said the operation was carried out with the support of Gumel Emirate Council.
In a related news, Kano State Hisbah Board has warned Muslims against refusal to observe fasting in the month of Ramadan deliberately.
In a WhatsApp audio message sent to media organizations in Kano, the state commander general of Hisbah, Haroun Ibn-Sina, said the board would not spare anybody found eating in the daytime without cogent reason.
According to him, Hisbah would not fold its arms to see Muslim youths violating Islamic injunctions in the state, especially in the holy month, during which the Muslims are required to give full of devotion to Allah.
Harun Ibn-Sina added that Hisbah would not rest on its ores in ensuring full Islamic Shari’a compliance in the month of Ramadan and even beyond, adding that whoever is found flouting the Shari’a would be dealt with accordingly.
Harun Ibn-Sina emphasized that Hisbah would not relent in discharging its responsibilities of fighting immorality in Kano.