Skip to main content

Drug Traffickers Now Pose As Police Officers, Go Around In Siren, Pilot Plate Numbers


The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency has arrested two suspected drug traffickers who posed as police officers in the Nasarawa area of Kano metropolis.

The Kano State Commandant of NDLEA, Alhaji Hamza Umar, told newsmen in Kano on Tuesday the suspects were arrested in a brand new escort vehicle with police colour, siren, pilot plate number and in possession of two police caps.

He said the suspects were arrested while blaring the siren and pretending to be police officers while conveying 715 kilograms of Indian Hemp to Yobe.


Umar said, “During investigation by our officers, we discovered that the suspects were from Edo State, while their destination was Gashua in Yobe State.

“The two suspects who were arrested along with 715 kilograms of Indian hemp disclosed to us that they normally convey such exhibits once a month.”

The commandant said, “If those people had succeeded in their mission to their destination, Yobe State, where the issue of insecurity is a major concern, only God knows what would have happened.”

One of the suspects told newsmen that he was offered N200,000 to convey the Indian hemp to Gashua.

Meanwhile, the command has also arrested a lorry with Ebonyi State Government plate number on its way to Libya through Kano, loaded with 64 kilograms of Indian hemp hidden in fish packs.

The commandant said the lorry was apprehended along with the driver and three other persons.

“We are still investigating the suspects and I assure you we are getting more information from them that will assist us in getting the real owner of the exhibit.

“At the end of our investigation, the suspects would be taken to the Federal High Court to face the law,” Umar said.

The NDLEA boss added that in April alone, the command intercepted over four tons of different illicit drugs and arrested 42 suspects, out of which seven had been convicted.
Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

FG and labor leaders to meet today over planned strike action against increased pump price

The Federal government, leaders of the Nigeria Labor Congress NLC ‎and Trade Union allies will be meeting today May 16th to discuss on the planned strike action by the Labor congress. The labor leaders on Saturday May 14th gave FG till midnight of Tuesday May 17th to revert to the old pup price of petrol of N86.50 or face a total strike that may begin on Wednesday May 18th.

The Federal government and Labor leaders' meeting will hold at the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation in Abuja by 10am..

Those expected at the meeting include Minister of Labor Chris Ngige, leaders of NLC, TUC, Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, and their Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN counterpart.

Badoo Srine Discovered,Alaka Abayomi Of Alaka Petroleum Apprehended(Video)

The Nigerian police SARS, IRT and RRS, has arrested a popular independent oil marketer of Alaka petroleum Alhaji Abayomi Alaka . Following investigations of the recent killing of a family of five over the weekend , kudos to the gallant men of the Nigerian police

CHECK NEW OSHODI OUT,LAGOS IS WORKING