The Kano State Hisbah Board has terminated the employment of one of its commandants due to allegations of compromising and undermining the efforts to combat immorality and social vices in the state. The Commandant General of Hisbah, Sheikh Aminu Daurawa, confirmed this development to the media on Tuesday in Kano,Daily Trust report.
Daurawa revealed that five other officers are currently under investigation. He clarified that the dismissed personnel had been collaborating with individuals engaged in inappropriate activities, leading to the commission of immoral acts within the state.
Upon assuming his role, Daurawa took swift action to purify the board by removing problematic individuals, resulting in a transformation of the organization. He emphasized the importance of the case, stating, “We have dismissed a Deputy Superintendent of Hisbah (DSH) and declared him wanted. Wherever he is located, he should be apprehended and prosecuted.”
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The dismissed officer had been engaging in collusion with hotel operators to prevent Hisbah from conducting raids on their establishments during their operations.
Additionally, the board refuted claims made by a Facebook user alleging that its personnel had forcibly shaved the hair of a non-indigenous person using a bottle following a raid on a brothel in the state. Daurawa dismissed these allegations as the work of troublemakers and indicated that the board had identified the individual responsible for posting the video. The suspect will be summoned to substantiate their claims. (NAN)