Hisbah confiscates 308 bottles of assorted alcoholic beverages in Jigawa

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

Malam Ibrahim Dahiru, the , made this known in Dutse on .

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

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

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

’m using this medium remind people that consumption of beer remains prohibited in all parts of Jigawa and Hisbah will continue enforce that,’’ Dahiru said

The added that the confiscated drinks were handed over the police in the area for further action.

According to him, the consumption of beers still remains 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 . (NAN)