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Breaking: Nigeria Police intercept 303 cartons of tramadol in Kano

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No fewer than 303 cartons of hard drugs suspected to be tramadol have been intercepted by police operatives attached to Kano state police command.

The state’s Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Wakili who confirmed this on Friday at a press briefing also revealed that one suspect, Chris Metuh has been arrested in connection to the illicit substances.

Daily Trust learnt that the said cartons of drugs were intercepted at a manufacturing company located on Miller road in Bompai area of Nassarawa local government in Kano metropolis.

CP Wakili described the development as part of the success story to command’s effort in ridding the state off hard drugs and other intoxicating substances and thereby urged the public to always cooperate with the police in their effort to make the society habitable for all.

“In continuation of the commands effort to rid the state in all forms of crimes especially dealing in hard drugs (Kwaya) and intoxicating substances, the command achieve yet another milestone in intelligence gathering in recovering and arresting of hard drugs and serial criminals respectively.

“303 Cartons of Hard drugs (Tramadol Tablets) were intercepted at No. 157 Miller Road Bompai Nassarawa LGA Kano, at Ugo lab Manufacturing company. Based on tip-off, one suspect, Chris Metuh a resident of No.157 Club road was arrested” CP Wakili Said.

He also confirmed the arrest of four others over alleged illegal possession of large quantity of hard drugs and weapons.

The CP identified the suspects as Aliyu Khalid of Sheka Qtrs, Ibrahim Alasan and Mohammad Ahmad both from Gwammaja Qtrs as well as Chukwu Jeku felix a resident of Sabon Gari Qtrs Kano.

He claimed that the four suspects were arrested with 1 rubber of suck and die, two cutlasses and large quantities of hard drugs respectively.

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