Tag: Islamic Police

Hisbah orders shops in Kano to use headless mannequin to advertise clothing

The Islamic police force in Kano, a Muslim-majority state in Nigeria, has raised eyebrows after it ordered shops to only use headless mannequins to advertise clothing. “Islam frowns on idolatry,” Haruna Ibn-Sina, the commander of the Sharia police known as the hisbah, told the BBC. “With the head on it[Read More…]

In Bauchi, Hisbah ‘Police’ arrests ‘Organizers’ of sex party

The Bauchi state Hisbah says it recently arrested no fewer than six youths who specialized in organizing sex orgies and fomenting trouble in Dolam village, in Tafawa Balewa local Government Area of the state. Malam Aminu Idris, the permanent commissioner in-charge of Hisbah and Sharia implementation, disclosed this in an[Read More…]