The Kano State Hisbah Board has arrested five men suspected of engaging in homosexuality at Sheka Barde in Kumbotso local government area of the state.
The Commander General of the Board, Dr Harun Ibn-Sina confirmed the arrest in a statement signed by Malam Lawal Ibrahim, Public Relations Officer of the Board in Kano on Monday.
According to him, the arrests were made following reports from residents of the area.
“All the suspects confirmed to be above 20 years of age, were apprehended on July 11 in a special raid.”
The Commander General expressed outrage over the alleged actions of the youths.
Ibn-Sina thanked members of the community and security stakeholders for their cooperation and support in cracking down on corruption in the state.
He said the suspects would be charged to court.
The commander general urged youths to behave well as they are leaders of tomorrow, and advised them to desist from bad ways and bad company.