Ramadan: Kano Hisbah Police Arrests 11 Youths For Eating At Daytime

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The Hisbah Police, Kano Command, has arrested some youths for eating at noon during Ramadan fasting, an indication that they are not fasting, which is a violation of the rules of Ramadan.

Ramadan: Kano Hisbah Police Arrests 11 Youths For Eating At Daytime 1

Those arrested included 3 men and 8 women.Chairman of the Hisbah Board, Dr. Aliyu Musa Kibiya told BBC Hausa that they were investigating those who were not fasting to find out their motives.

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According to him, fasting is obligatory for every healthy adult Muslim during the month of Ramadan, unless there is a strong reason or excuse for menstruating women or the elderly who do not tolerate hunger.

Hisbah conducts similar arrests in Kano city and local government areas every year.


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