In Jigawa Police Command arrests 2 suspects with 462kgs of Indian hemp worth N4.5m

The Commissioner of Police (CP) told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday as part of the command’s achievements for March 2017.

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Two suspects arrested with 462kg of Indian Hemp.

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The Jigawa Police Command has arrested two suspects, Sunday Lawrence, 25 years, and Shuaibu Abdullahi, 27, with 462 kilogrammes of Indian hemp worth N4.5million.

Mr. Rasheed Akintunde, the Commissioner of Police (CP) in Jigawa, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday as part of the command’s achievements for March 2017 in Dutse.

Akintunde said that the police intercepted the items from the arrested suspects in Mallam Madori Local Government Area of the state.

He explained that the Indian hemp was found inside a vehicle with registration number XB 572 AKK during a stop-and-search on vehicles plying the Mallam Madori – Yobe Highway by some policemen from the state command.

The CP said that investigations revealed that the suspects loaded the substance from Kwanar Ganduje in Kano State en-route Mallam Madori Local Government for sale in Gashua in Yobe.

“After a serious scrutiny of the substances compressed into hard plates by the suspects, we discovered them to be Indian hemp.

“Our investigations revealed that that the substances were worth N4.5 million,”

Akintunde said that the case had been transferred to the National Drug Law Enforce Agency (NDLEA) for further investigation,

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