There was mild drama in Kano when a Hilux truck conveying alcohol fell inside ditch close to the Hisbah office in Kumbotso Local Government area of the State.
It was gathered that the truck driver sustained injuries in the incident which happened on Tuesday evening.
Residents, who went to rescue occupants of the truck, were the first to discover that it was carrying alcoholic drinks.
Hisbah has already packed the broken bottles as well as other crates of the alcohol.
Confirming the incident, Kano State Hisbah Board, through its spokesperson, Ibrahim Lawan Fagge, said its operatives were at the scene.
According to him, “Our operatives in that Local Government have been targeting the truck movement for long, until that fateful day that it had lone accident close to our office.
“Our findings have so far discovered that the Hilux driver has been using the truck, camouflaging as a security vehicle to convey the alcohol.
“So far, we have seized the vehicle, packed all the bottles to our headquarters at Sharada,” the Hisbah PRO said.
Selling and transporting of alcoholic drinks is forbidden in Kano.
Hisbah operatives are empowered to arrest and confiscate any of such products.