Ramadan: Kano State Hisbah Arrests Eight Persons For Alleged Refusal to Fast
According to reports by the News Agency of Nigeria, The Kano State Hisbah Board has arrested eight persons at Tudun Murtala in Nassarawa Local Government Area and Hudaibiya in Sharada, Kano, over their alleged refusal to fast during Ramadan.
Kano Hisbah maede the arrests following reports from residents of the areas as the culprits were allegedly having their lunch during Ramadan fast.
The Executive Director of the board, Dr Aliyu Kibiya confirmed the arrest in a statement signed by Malam Lawal Ibrahim, Public Relations Officer of the board in Kano on Thursday.
The statement said “The culprits were five females and three males, eating in the afternoon in the month of Ramadan.”
It further explained that the board would continue to conduct raids in all parts of the state to curb the development.