The Kano State Hisbah Board has arrested 40 teenagers for their alleged involvement in immoral acts in the Kano metropolis.
Dr. Harun Ibn-Sina, the Commander General of Hisbah disclosed this in a statement through Mr. Lawal Ibrahim, Public Relations Officer of the board in Kano.
Ibn-Sina said out of the 40 arrested suspects, 12 are men.
”The suspects were apprehended between June 27 and June 28 at about 10 pm and midnight during a special raid in Bbur-burwa, Albasu Local Government Area, gathering commercial sex workers, sexual misconduct including the sale of condoms and marijuana.
“Some suspects were also arrested around the railway, Ja’en, Zoo Road, among others,” he said on Tuesday, June 29.
Ibn-Sina said the suspects would be properly screened, adding that those who are first-time offenders will be released to their parents, and others would be charged to court.
The commander urged the youths to fear God and desist from their bad ways.