Police intercepts cannabis,7,500 live cartridges worth N600m in Kebbi - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Thursday, September 14, 2023

Police intercepts cannabis,7,500 live cartridges worth N600m in Kebbi

Kebbi State Police Command said it has intercepted two trucks of cannabis, 7,500 boxes of live cartridges worth six hundred million naira in Kebbi state .

Speaking in Birnin Kebbi, the Police Command image maker, SP Nafiu Abubakar said that at least 3 suspects were arrested in connection with the illicit consignments along Tsamiyya border under Bagudo local government area of Kebbi state by team border patrol police men.

According to him, the illicit consignments were intended for Lagos, the suspects in the first truck are Emmanuel Chukwuma from Bende local government Abia State, Kanta Bisa male of Asaka local government Republic of Ghana  and  Shola  Adeyemi Olufon local government Ondo State were on transit from Ghana through Benin and Tsamiyya town in Kebbi with intention to continue the journey to Lagos as the final place.

SP Nafiu added that the suspect beat at least 9 check points from Ghana and Benin Republic before they were arrested and the lethal items recovered by the police.

The suspect mister Chukwuma said that he was contracted by someone in Ghana and paid him N400,000 , while the second driver one Abdulrazak Agboola  male from Yana Ajiya  street in Ibadan said that he was paid two hundred thousand naira to drive the truck containing 7,500 boxes of live catriges to Lagos Nigeria.

While commending the courage of the officers who stood their ground to thoroughly check the truck, he said the police would remain resolute in her fight against any form of crimes in Kebbi state and Nigeria.

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