The Kano State Hisbah Board said it apprehended 2,260 people for committing various crimes from January to December 2022.
Similarly, a total of 1,269 beggars were removed from the streets of eight Kano local government areas out of which 386 were repatriated to their respective states of origin. The Commander General of the board, Sheikh Harun Ibn Sina, made the disclosure while speaking to journalists on Thursday.
According to him, most of those arrested for criminal activities were handed over to security agencies for necessary action, while the underage were reunited with their families.
The commander general explained that in the area of curtailing societal vices, the board dispersed 86 immoral gatherings, such as same sex marriages, drug parties and other similar offences, across the state.
Ibn Sina explained that 822 disputes were resolved amicably, while some were pending in various courts due to their complex nature. He highlighted that 25 trailers of beer containing thousands of bottles were destroyed in 2022, adding that additional bottles of assorted beer would be wiped out before January 2023.