A religious police force North-West zone of Nigeria, Kano hisbah has destroyed 1,975,000 bottles of beer, worth over N200 million.
The Commander General, Kano State Hisbah Board, Sheikh Harun Muhammad Ibn Sina said that the board got a court order to destroy over 20 trucks of alcohol.
The state Deputy Governor 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.
“My administration is proud of the way you discharge your duties..therefore I wish to urge all stakeholders to continue to give you all the support you need to succeed,” he said.
Source: Daily Trust