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Katsina Hisbah destroys over 300 cans, bottles of alcohol




300 confiscated cans and bottles of alcohol has been destroyed by the Katsina state Sharia law enforcement agency, Hisbah.

On Tuesday, November 17, a Hisbah personnel in Daura Local Local Government Area of Katsina State carried out the action.

Reports gathered that the alcoholic drinks including cans of Star and Life beer, were seized from some individuals in the Local government area.



This is coming barely 10 days after the Kano State Hisbah Board has destroyed 1,975,000 bottles of beer, worth over N200 million, confiscated within Kano metropolis.

The state Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje who was represented by his Deputy Nasiru Gawuna during the destruction exercise at Kalebawa in Dawakin Tofa Local Government, said consumption of alcohol and all other intoxicants that can distort mental capability and was forbidden in Islam.

He said that the Hisbah Board was established with the aim of preventing evil social acts in the society.