• Tue. Jun 25th, 2024

Police Intercepts N3 Million Worth Of Drugs In Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have intercepted ten bags of illicit drugs suspected to be Indian Hemp.

SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the State Command’s Spokesperson revealed in a statement that the drugs, packed in ten sacks, were being conveyed in a Lagos colour commercial bus with registration number LND 995 XT from Iddo to a destination in Mushin.

“Luck, however, ran out on the suspects when vigilant Rapid Response Squad (RRS) operatives on routine patrol stopped the bus at about 0400hrs on April 29, 2022 at Stadium Bus Stop, Surulere.

“While two occupants of the vehicle escaped, the driver, Amodu Agbaje, was apprehended. The arrested driver claimed he was offered Twenty-Five Thousand Naira (N25,000) to convey the drugs with street value of Three Million Naira (N3,000,000).

“The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, fdc, mnim, psc has directed the Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, to transfer the suspect and the exhibits to the Command Headquarters for further investigations.” he said.

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor

Hyacinth Beluchukwu Nwafor is a seasoned journalist and the CEO/Founder Belch Digital Communications, publishers of Hybrid News Nigeria.

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