The Kano State Islamic police – Hisbah Board – has on Wednesday revealed that it arrested 20 boys for keeping long hair during the Eid el-Fitr celebration.
The Public Relations Officer of the board, Malam Mohammed Yusuf, disclosed that; ”During the Sallah, the board arrested 20 youths who dressed indecently and some young boys who kept long hair. We barbed their hair immediately and advised them to desist from any act of misconduct and be God-fearing”.
According to him, the board granted the culprits clemency as the case was not taken to court.
The Hisbah board furthermore, urged the wrongdoers to desist from bad deeds.