Police in Kano State have reportedly arrested one 33-year-old Agbo Victor, a notorious drug dealer, with 250 parcels of Indian hemp.
Spokesman of the command, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, confirmed the suspect’s arrest in a statement.
He said that the suspect, who hails from Edo State, was nabbed along Kwanar Dangora in Kiru Local Government Area, Kaduna-Kano border, with over 250 parcels of marijuana in his possession.
According to him, “A Highway Patrol team in Kano State, while on surveillance patrol along Kwanar Dangora, Kiru LGA, Kaduna-Kano border, intercepted the suspect driving a dark green Honda Hennessy Motor Vehicle containing Two Hundred and Fifty (250) parcels of Dried Leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp, valued One Million, Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N1,750,000:00) packed inside the Motor Vehicle boot.”
Kiyawa revealed that concerning the ongoing investigation, the suspect had confessed that he transported the Indian Hemp from Edo State en-route Kano State, with the sole aim aim of delivering it to one Alhaji.
He stated that the expected receiver of the Indian hemp had run away after discovering that the suspect was arrested and in police custody.
The State Commissioner of Police, however, said that the case be transferred to the Command’s Criminal Investigation Department, Narcotics Section for thorough investigation.
He disclosed that the suspect will be charged to court upon completion of the investigation.