The Kano state police command have arrested drug traffickers who were apprehended while transporting banned substances such as Indian hemp, cocaine, in the state. Parading the arrested criminals before the press today, the state police spokesperson, ASP Magaji Musa, said one of the drug trafficking suspect identified as Deman Ugochukwu, from Delta State, was recently arrested with a 16 inch Tyre filled with Indian hemp.
Another drug trafficker identified as Chidozie Igegbuna from Anambra State, was arrested for the possession of a substance believed to be cocaine. A 4-man gang, Rabiu Mohd, Abba Mustafa, Yusuf Jada, and Aminu Ibrahim, were arrested for selling counterfeit drugs to women and youths in the state. They were arrested on October 21st.
32 cartons of different types of intoxicating drugs, 43 packs of penterzocine injections used as an intoxicant, 27 packets of dizapem, 500 of Extol tablets, and 500 tramadol tablets were found in their possession and was immediately confiscated and destroyed. The police spokesperson said all of the suspects will appear in court soon.