23 Tested HIV Positive Out Of 93 Arrested Sex Workers In Kano

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23 Tested HIV Positive Out Of 93 Arrested Sex Workers In Kano 1

State Command Kano Hissba claims to have arrested 93 suspected sex workers at Badume Junction in Bichi Local government area of Kano State

Hisba Commander Shiek Muhammad Haruna ibn Sina, told reporters on Thursday.

He said that the command has raided Badume Joint, which is a popular prostitution hub and other criminal activities and succeeded in arresting 93 suspects in the area.

He explained that out of the 93 suspects arrested 27 were discovered HIV positive.

“Out of the number arrested 23 women and four men were tested HIV positive by a medical doctor, Haruna stated.

Haruna said the exercise is to sanitise the state inline with state law against prostitution and other criminal activities in the state.

He however, assured, that his orders would continue to combat all forms of social disability throughout the country

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