The Katsina state Sharia law enforcement agency, Hisbah has destroyed over 300 confiscated cans and bottles of alcohol.
The action was carried out by Hisbah personnel in the Daura Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday, November 17.
It was gathered that the alcoholic drinks including cans of Star and Life beer, were seized from some individuals in the Local government area.
This is coming barely 10 days after the Kano State Hisbah Board has destroyed 1,975,000 bottles of beer, worth over N200 million, confiscated within the Kano metropolis.
The state Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje who was represented by his Deputy 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.
“Even in Kano, we have banned the consumption of beer in all parts of the State “Gawuna emphasized.
He said that the Hisbah Board was established with the aim of preventing evil social acts in society.
Gawuna further said part of his administration’s effort of enhancing the welfare of the Hisbah, before this year 2020 runs out, there would be a salary increase and new uniform for them.
“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.