588 bottles of beer smuggled into Jigawa destroyed by Hisbah

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Hisbah, the Sharia law enforcement agency in Jigawa, says it has destroyed no fewer than 588 confiscated bottles of beer in Ringim Local Government Area of the state.

State Commandant of Hisbah, Ibrahim Dahiru, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Dutse on Sunday that the action took place on August 20.

Dahiru said the beer was confiscated in Tudun Babaye village, Ringim LGA, during a raid in Gujungu, Kijawal and Wadugur villages in Ringim and Taura local government areas.

He said consumption of beer was prohibited in all parts of the state, including villages.

The commandant assured that Hisbah would not relent in its fight against immoral acts, including consumption of alcohol in the state.

Dahiru further advised residents to desist from engaging in vices capable of destroying the society.



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