Police Recover Hard Drugs Worth N200m



The Commissioner of Police. Lagos Command Edgal Imohimi on Tuesday disclosed that the command has recovered hard drugs with street value of Two Hundred  Million Naira since his assumption of office.

He made the disclosure while parading some criminal suspects arrested in the last two weeks, amongst them three suspects found in possession of hard drugs valued about N90 Million Naira.

Edgal, who identified the suspects as Deji Odeyemi,  Deji Amosun and Seriki Sodiq said they were arrested at Idi-oro area of Mushin where they had converged along others, planning to unleash terror on.law abiding members of the community.

Following a search warrant on a shanty which serves as the abode of the suspects, the police boss said 183 wraps of pawpaw shaped substances suspected to be cannabis. 129 Bible shaped substances believed to be marijuana and assorted type of hard drug concealed inside bottle and sachets were recovered.

He added that one of the associates of the suspects named Chic, who preserves the drugs is currently at large, while efforts to arrest him is in top gear.

Edgal hinted that the command would put machinery in motion to obtain an order from the court of competent jurisdiction to enable it destroy all tgr drugs in it’s custody.


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