Edgal Vows To Rid Lagos Of Hard Drug Peddlers, Destroys N15m Narcotic


Lagos State Commissioner Of Police, Mr Edgal setting fire on the narcotics

LAGOSOCTOBER 17TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Edgal Imohimi on Tuesday destroyed seized hard drugs worth over N15m at Lagos Taskforce Yard, Ojota.
The operation was done in line with court order to destroy the seized hard drugs. The drugs destroyed contained Arizona drugs, S.K kong, Indian hemp and Codine.
The CP while addressing the press at the dump site said he had promised to rid the state of drug peddlers and this is just beginning.
“You will recall during the town hall meetings i held that i promised to rid Lagos of drug peddlers.
“This exercise is to clamp down on drug peddlers and also to assure members of the public that our youths have no access to hard drugs.
“Drug fuels crime and deviant behavior which is why the police have decoded to rid every nook and cranny of the state of hard drugs.
“Amongst the hard drugs to be destroyed is Codeine which is supposed to be a cough syrup. Codeine can be gotten easily at any pharmacy which makes it worrisome.
“We hereby urge all pharmacist to sell the cough syrups only to those with doctor’s prescription.” he said.
Imohimi added that the command had partnered different groups especially the Student Union Government (SUG) not only to fight cultism but to put an end to sales and consumption of hard drugs in the state.
it was recalls that the Lagos State Police Command had on Oct. 5 recovered 38 bags of Indian hemp worth over N20m during a raid on suspected hideouts in Akala, Mushin.
About 52 suspects were also arrested during the raid which was precedented by reports on a clash over a lady in the area where over 150 cars were vandalised.

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