Operatives of Sharia police, Hisbah, Kano State Commission and the Sharia Board have impounded three vehicles laden with 18,000 bottles of beer in Gwarzo Local Government Area of the state.
The Commander General of the Board, Sheikh Harun Sina, who made this in Kano on Tuesday, noted that the truck containing the beer was intercepted at Gwarzo road on its way to Kano on Monday.
According to the commander general, the law establishing the Kano State Hisbah Board prohibits the sale and consumption of beer and other intoxicants.
He added that the agency had also intensified campaigns and advocacy visits to enlighten the public about the dangers of engaging in immoral activities.
He however commended the head of the anti-intoxicants unit of the board and his team for their efforts in mitigating the spread of beer and other harmful drugs in the state.
“The board currently had over 10 trucks loaded with the commodity in its custody stressing that it would follow due process to secure a court order for the destruction of the intoxicants,” he added.
Hisbah, in Kano State Commission had in October impounded three vehicles with 5,800 bottles of beer.
The three vehicles were impounded included a Mercedes Benz car, with 1,800 bottles of beer in it; a Sienna minibus, conveying 3,000 bottles of beer and a Volkswagen Golf car conveying 1,000 bottles of beer.