Kano tricyclists found conveying opposite sexes risk ten lashes, six months ban

The Kano Hisbah Board on Thursday said tricyclists found conveying opposite sexes in the same tricycle would be punished with ten lashes or banned for six months.

The head of the Hisbah, also known as state’s moral police, Harun Ibn-Sina, told PREMIUM TIMES that the defaulters have an option of N5,000 fine or risk punishment depending on the gravity of the offence committed.

PREMIUM TIMES reported how the state government reintroduced the ban on opposite genders from plying the same tricycle in its bids towards upholding Islamic values and respecting the dignity of female gender in the state.

The ban would come in force from January 1, 2020.

The Hisbah commander said any tricycle operator found carrying male and female passengers at the same time has committed an offence under the…

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