Police Border Patrol Intercept N300m Worth Of Marijuana, 7,500 Live Cartridges In Kebbi


LAGOS SEPTEMBER 15TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Kebbi State police border patrol operatives has intercepted container Truck  with Reg. No. IT 21520 LA, Lagos State loaded with  Four Thousand Nine Hundred and Twenty Seven  parcels of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp, worth over Three Hundred Million Naira.

The illegal consignments were recovered on  10th September, 2023 at about 1913hrs by a team of Police Boarder Patrol attached to Saranfo-Maje road, Tsamiya district of Bagudo LGA of Kebbi State, while on routine stop and search.

One Emmanuel Chukwuma  of Bende LGA, Abia State, Kanta Bisa  of Asaka LGA, Ghana Republic and Shola Adeyemi  of Olufan, Akure LGA, Ondo State were arrested. Investigation is ongoing with a view to arresting the fleeing suspects.

Similarly, on the 12th September, 2023 at about 2130hrs, the same dedicated, courageous and very hardworking team of Police Border patrol, intercepted and recovered another container truck with Reg No. IT 21608 LA, Lagos State, with Seven Thousand and Five Hundred (7,500) live cartridges, and as well, Four Thousand, Nine Hundred and Six (4,906) parcels of dried leaves suspected to be indian hemp, worth over Three Hundred Million Naira.

In view of that, one Abdulrazak Agboola ‘m’ of Iyana Ajiya area of Ibadan, Oyo State was arrested.

During preliminary investigation, the suspects confessed to have been hired by yet to be identified people to convey the recovered exhibits to Lagos State from the Republic of Ghana. Investigation currently ongoing to arrest their accomplices.

In the light of the above, Police Public relation Officer (PPRO) for Commissioner of Police Kebbi state who confirmed the interception and arrest,  SP Nafiu AI reiterated the Command’s readiness and determination in fighting crimes and criminality to it’s bearest minimum.

“Finally, members of the public are hereby advised to continue to cooperate with the Police and other security agencies with timely and accurate information for prompt response, please,” he appealed.

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