The Kazaure Local Government Area of Jigawa has destroyed 475 bottles and Jerry-cans of beer.

The Information Officer in charge of the council, Alhaji Magaji Muhammad stated this in Dutse on Thursday.

Alhaji Magaji said that the items were confiscated by Hisbah guards.

Hisbah, a Sharia law enforcement agency in Jigawa, had prohibited the consumption of beer in the state.

He explained that the items destroyed were 337 bottles of beer, 37 Jerry-cans of local beer (Burukutu) and 101 bottles of psychotropic substances.

In November 4, 2016, 238 bottles of assorted beer were also destroyed in Kazaure.