Hisbah destroys 260 cartons of alcoholic drinks in Bauchi

The Hisbah Command, Shariah Commission, Bauchi State, has destroyed no fewer than 260 cartons of alcohol in the Misau Local Government Area of the state.

The Permanent Commissioner (II) in charge of Hisbah, Aminu Isah, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists on Sunday.

He said the exercise was conducted in the presence of security agencies and the Chairman of the Bauchi State Shariah Commission.

According to him, Hisbah acted based on Section 403 of the Bauchi State law which empowers it to stop the sale and consumption of alcohol in the state.

He said that the Hisbah command was committed and determined to ensure that the provisions of Sharia was fully implemented across the state and “without vindictiveness, witch-hunt, fear or favour.”

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