44 arrested ‘commercial sex workers’ appear in court

44 arrested ‘commercial sex workers’ appear in court


44 commercial sex workers including 17 men in Taura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.

The accused were arrested for alleged immoral acts and thereafter arraigned before a Magistrates’ Court in Ringim area of the State.

Jigawa Hisbah Board, Commandant of the Hisbah in the State, Malam Ibrahim Dahiru, said they were arrested on Monday in the popular ‘Gujungu’ town by operatives of the Command in collaboration with the police.

”The 44 women are suspected, commercial sex workers. The 17 men, were apprehended when the operatives raided the area at about 6 a.m.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Dahiru enjoined residents of the State particularly the youths to desist from engaging in vices and immoral acts capable of destroying their future and promoting social decadence.

In the mean time, he commended the residents of the State for their support and cooperation to the board to enable it to carryout its duties effectively.

He assured that Hisbah will continue to fight against immoral acts in all parts of the State.

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