Kaduna Police Command Intercepts 33 Bags of Indian Hemp, other Hard Drugs
The Police in Kaduna have intercepted 33 bags of Indian hemp and 34 baskets of hard drugs from various suspects in Kaduna town.
Displaying the drugs before the press, Umar Shehu, the Kaduna State Police Commissioner of Police, said the police a total of over a hundred and fifty suspects were arrested and are presently being prosecuted in various courts.
Shehu 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.
The commissioner, who thanked Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai for steering the campaign against illicit drugs 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.”
Continuing, Shehu further explained that the Command would hand over the intercepted drugs to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
Governor El-Rufai’s spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan who represented the state government 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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