Thirty-one persons, among them twenty-five women have been arrested for alleged immoral act bordering on drinking alcohol and prostitution in Kazaure local government area of Jigawa State.
Their arrest was made by the Islamic police, Hisbah, on Wednesday, according to the Commander Ibrahim Dahiru.
Dahiru told newsmen that the raid was carried out at about 6:00am.
He explained that upon their arrest, 55 bottles of assorted alcoholic beverages and 50 litres of locally-brewed alcohol known as burukutu were seized from the suspects.
The Hisbah Commander noted that the arrested suspects and the seized items have been handed over to the police in the area.
Commending the residents of the state for their support and cooperation with the Islamic police, Dahiru reaffirmed that Hisbah would continue to fight against immoral acts in all parts of Jigawa State.