Sharia police arrest 80 for eating in public during Ramadan

BBC

The Islamic Sharia police in northern Nigeria’s Kano State briefly detained 80 people accused of eating in public, rather than fasting from dawn to sunset as Muslims are required to do during their holy month of Ramadan.

Read also: Pray for Nigeria at Ramadan, Bamidele tasks Muslims

The Sharia police, known as Hisbah, say the people were arrested at different times across the city of Kano…

CONTINUE READING»

Stay up-to-date

Subscribe now for weekly news headlines roundup delivered directly to your inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.