Kano Hisbah arrests 43 for prostitution, others

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The Kano Hisbah Board has arrested 43 people for prostitution and sale of alcohol substances at Kwanar Gafan vegetable market Garun Malam Local Area of the .

Dr Harun Ibn-Syna, the Commander of Hisbah who paraded the suspects on Sharada quarters, confirmed the arrest.

of the 43, 34 are females while the remaining nine are males, aged between 15 and 18.

“The conducted on the suspects also revealed that, of the male , eight were found selling hard drugs and one person found possession of 80 cartons of different bottles of beer,’’ Ibn-Syna said.

He said that 14 were HIV , 10 knew their status while four do not know, and that three rolls of males and female condoms were also recovered at the market.

He said that the arrest was jointly organized between the Hisbah board and the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency.

Earlier, the - of the board, Dr Aliyu Kibiya, disclosed that most of the suspects are from Kano, while some of them are from neighboring which include Adamawa, Anambra, Cross River, , Benue, , , , and .