Friday, December 9, 2022

11 Muslims Arrested And Jailed For Eating Secretly During Ramandan Fasting


11 people have been arrested by the Kano State Hisbah Board in Nigeria for eating at daytime during Ramadan.

The suspects include three males and eight females.

They have been accused of not observing the fast which is mandatory for healthy adults.

This year’s Ramadan fasting period began in April 12, 2021. has gathered that the Director-General of the Hisbah board, Dr. Aliyu Musa Kibiya has ordered that the suspects be properly investigated to determine whether or not they are unfit to perform the mandatory fast.

Latest information indicates that the suspect could be jailed If found guilty.

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‘We will investigate and if they have cogent reasons we will release them. Those found wanting will however be enlightened and even prosecuted if need be’, Kibiya is reported to have said.

He stressed that ‘fasting is compulsory for healthy adult Muslims in the month of Ramadan except for the traveler, menstruating women, or old people’.


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