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Hisbah destroys 238 bottles of beer in Jigawa

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Hisbah, the Sharia law enforcement agency in Jigawa, on Friday said it had destroyed 238 confiscated bottles of assorted beer in Kazaure Local Government Area of the state.

Malam Sa’idu Aliyu, the State Commandant of Hisbah, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Dutse.

He explained that consumption of beer was prohibited in all parts of the state.

The commandant added that Hisbah would continue to fight against immoral acts, including consumption of alcohol across the state.

He advised residents to desist from engaging in vices and other immoral acts capable of destroying the society.

The command recently confiscated 111 cartons of assorted beer in Birnin Kudu Local Government Area of the state suspected to be smuggled from the neighbouring Bauchi State.

NAN, November 4

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