Kano State Police Command has arrested a suspected dealer of fake and intoxicating drugs, Chibezie Onocha, at Sabon Gari Quarters of the state.
Spokesperson of the Command, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, April 17, said the suspect was arrested by a team of Operation Puff Adder while on intelligence-led surveillance patrol along IBB Road Kano.
The PPRO said the suspect confessed to have transported the drugs from Lagos to Kano State and Niger Republic.
“On the 02/04/2022 at about 0200hrs, a team of Operation Puff Adder led by CSP Bashir Musa Gwadabe, Officer in Charge, Anti Daba Squad Kano while on intelligence-led surveillance patrol along IBB Road Kano, arrested one Chibezie Onocha, ‘m’, 27 years old, of Sabon Gari Quarters Kano,” Kiyawa stated.
“On spot search at his shop, the following suspected fake and intoxicating drugs were recovered from him; (i) One Hundred (100) Packets of Rubber Solution, (ii) Five (5) Cartons of Buscomac Tablets, (iii) Three (3) Cartons of GVN Griseofulvin Tablets (iv) Two (2) Cartons of Healmoxy Capsules, all valued Two Million, Five Hundred and Sixty Thousand Naira (2,560,000:00)
“On investigation, the suspect confessed that the drugs are fake and he transported them from Lagos to Kano, with the intent to take and sell them in the Niger Republic. The Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi had directed for discreet investigation, after which the suspect will be charged to court for prosecution.”
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police urged residents to continue to report incidences to the nearest Police Station, and not take laws into their hands.