Yahaya Zakari, a patent medicine dealer in Kano metropolis, has been arrested by the Kano State Hisbah Board for allegedly taking a young woman to his house at Sabuwar Gandu.
Dr Harun Ibn-Sina, the board’s commander general, confirmed the arrest in a statement released Friday, July 30 to the news agency (NAN).
The arrest was made following reports from residents, according to a statement signed by the spokesperson of the agency, Malam Lawal Ibrahim.
When Zakari took the young woman to his house, she went to buy drugs from his chemist.
Assuring that the board would thoroughly investigate the development, Ibn-Sina expressed displeasure over the alleged action.
Therefore, he advised parents to closely monitor their children’s movements, especially those of their female wards, to prevent unwanted incidents.