A senior official with Kano State Hisbah, Sani Rimo, has been arrested after he was allegedly caught with a married woman inside a hotel room in Sabon Gari area of the northern commercial city.
Mr Rimo was allegedly caught by policemen from Noman’s Land Division in a dingy hotel room in the red light district of Sabon Gari.
According to Freedom Radio Kano, the Hisbah commander was arrested and taken into custody after the husband of the woman with whom he allegedly had affairs filed complaints.
The Commander-General of Hisbah, Harun Ibn-Sina, confirmed that a five-man committee has been set up and given a 3-day mandate to investigate the matter.
“I have set up an investigative committee and given it a 3-day mandate to submit its report. I also have invited all the parties involved to take their statements.
“Hisbah has its governing laws, and if we found him wanting, we will take decisive action against him within our mandate and in accordance with the law,” he said.
The arrested commander, Sani Rimo, is said to be in charge of arresting beggars and prostitutes in Kano metro area
This is coming one week after Kano Hisbah Corps arrested and detained a police inspector for purchasing beer meant for sale and consumption within the state.