Hisbah halts same sex marriage in Kano - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Hisbah halts same sex marriage in Kano

...arrest 19 guests, others, launches manhunt for couple

By Our Correspondent

 The Kano State Hisbah Board said it has halted a same sex marriage programme allegedly between a bride, Abba and his groom, Mujahid.

Confirming the development, the Commander General Kano State Hisbah Board, Sheikh Dr Harun Muhammad Sani Ibn Sina said a good samaritan hinted the board about the event organized by the youths who are in their early twenties.

Ibn Sina said 19 guests and others including operators of the event centre (venue for the wedding) have been arrested by operatives just as it has launched manhunt for the arrest of the couple tagged as bride and groom, Abba and Mujahid who fled upon arrival of the operatives.

Sheikh Ibn Sina noted that, the organizer of the event, 21 year old Salma Usman is in hisbah custody.

The commander general continued when he said that the board would hand over those arrested to the police for necessary action, as most of the ladies claimed to have been invited for the wedding from a neighbouring state.

He reiterated the agency’s commitment in eradicating all forms of vices in the state.

Some of those arrested who spoke to newsmen, Salma Usman,Sadiya, Aisha Adam,Maryam Ibrahim and Bilkisu Lukman claimed to have been invited for a birthday party.

They pleaded for leniency and promised not to engage in such acts in future.

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