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Man arrested for tearing Qur’an in Kano

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Operatives of Kano Hisbah Board have arrested a young security guard for allegedly tearing off and stepping on portions of the Holy Quran.

The man said to be in his early 20s was rescued from being lynched by members of his community at the Kuntau area of Kano metropolis, and subsequently handed over to the police.

Spokesman of the police command in Kano, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa confirmed the incident which happened on Sunday February 20, and also disclosed that the suspect is in police custody.