KANO, Nigeria – The Kano State Police Command has arrested on Sunusi Abdullahi, 35 of Badawa Quarters, Nassarawa LGA in possession of 10 bags of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, confirmed the arrest on Wednesday.
He explained that on the 21/11/2019, the police while raiding criminal hideouts at Badawa Quarters, arrested the suspect with ten bags of Indian hemp.
The suspect said the items in question belong to one Dadaye, a dealer, who used to sell the Indian hemp around Badawa Quarters in Nasarawa Local Government Area.
He added that also on the same date at 2000hrs, one Abubakar Jibrin ‘m’ 28 years old of Kofar Gombe Quarters, Bauchi LGA, Bauchi State was also arrested at Sheka Quarters, Kumbotso LGA Kano State in possession of 75 bottles of Codeine Syrup.
The Spokesperson said one Ibrahim Hassan, ‘m’ 19 years and Abdulrahman Mohd ‘m’ 21 years old all of Malam Madori LGA Jigawa State were arrested at Fagge Quarters Fagge LGA Kano State in possession of 30 packs of Red-Solution.
Haruna said the suspects will be charged to court for prosecution after investigation.