April 22, 2024

Police operatives seize 21 parcels of illicit drugs


Etim Ekpimah

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command attached to Area ‘G’ Command, Ogba, have intercepted 21 parcels of substances suspected to be Indian Hemp.

The illicit drugs were being conveyed and concealed in the bonnet of a Sienna bus with number plate BEN 883 LW driven by one Kalu Orji ‘m’, aged 32, of Angle 90, Auchi, Edo State.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said luck, however, ran out of the suspect when vigilant policemen attached to Area ‘G’ Command on a stop-and-search operation, stopped the vehicle around 1540hrs on Friday, August 5, 2022, at Aguda, near Excellence Hotel, Ogba, Lagos State.

He added that the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, has directed that the suspect and exhibit be transferred to the Command headquarters for further investigation.

“He equally reassures the general public of adequate security of lives and property and a sustainable fight against the menace of drug misuse and abuse in Lagos State,” Hundeyin said.

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