Police intercepts 33 bags of Indian hemp, 34 baskets of hard drugs in Kaduna


By; Mohammad Ibrahim, Kaduna.
Kaduna State Police Command has intercepted 33 bags of Indian hemp and 34 baskets of hard drugs in Kaduna town.
The Commissioner of Police, Umar Shehu who displayed the drugs said the Police arrested over 150 suspects who are presently being prosecuted in courts.
The Police Commissioner added that the Police also recovered 10 bags of Indian hemp in ‘Bacco Bags’, 10 cartoons of hard drugs and 17 jerry cans of liquid toxicant acid.
He thanked Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai for steering the campaign against illicit drugs and said: “As you can see we recorded this achievement in Kaduna town where we intercepted these drugs. We will continue to do our best in containing this menace in view of the negative consequences of drugs in the society.
“Hard drugs are a strong motivation to crime, rape and other vices and we will continue to do our best without a break.
“As you know, the government of Kaduna state under the leadership of Governor El-Rufai has been supportive and we are grateful.”
He concluded that the Command will hand over the intercepted drugs to National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
Governor El-Rufai’s spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan who represented the governor said:
“Kaduna State Government under the leadership of Governor Nasir El-Rufai will continue to support security agencies in the campaign against hard drugs and other acts undermining law and order in the state.”


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