Hisbah: Islamic police arrest 99 Nigerians for engaging in ‘illegal sex,’ other ‘immoral’ acts

The Jigawa Hisbah Board has arrested 99 persons in Kazaure and Dutse Local Government Areas for sexual activities.

Hisbah commander, Ibrahim Dahiru, who spoke to journalists on Tuesday in Dutse, said the suspects, comprising 54 women and 44 men, were arrested on March 16 and March 17 in separate operations by operatives of the board.

He explained that 91 of the suspects, comprising 49 females and 42 males, were arrested on March 16, following the famous Gada village raid in Kazaure.

According to him, those arrested were suspected of engaging in illegal sexual activities and other immoral acts.

Dahiru, however, said 21 of the male suspects were not found with women during the raid.

The commander explained that the remaining eight suspects, comprising five women and three men, were arrested on March 17 in Dutse.

He added that eight bottles of alcoholic drinks were confiscated during the raid.

On March 15, the board arrested 61 persons, including 44 women, in the Taura local government area for alleged immoral acts.

Sahara Reporters

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