In its effort to rid the Kebbi State of criminality and criminal activities, the State Police command on a tip off has arrested a five man syndicate described as illicit drugs peddlers.
The state commissioner of Police, Ibrahim M. Kabiru made this known while briefing newsmen on the activities of his command ahead of Eid-el- Kabir sallah.
He said that acting on a tipoff, his men smashed a syndicate of drug peddlers in possession of 18 cartons of Diasaparm drugs and another 3 cartons of Tramadol tablets.
CP Kabiru explained that this tipoff however led to the arrest of one Abdulwahab Salihu of Yauri town with 3 cartons of the said Tramadol tablets, while the five men in possession of 18 carton of Diasaparm whose names were giving as Charles Ajamma, John Igwello, Osita Nneli, Emmanuel Ohamchi and Ibuka Onyema were arrested.
He explained further that investigation was still ongoing adding that as soon as preliminary investigation is completed, the suspects and the exhibits will be transferred to NDLEA for further investigation.
The police boss stated that to ensure a hitch free Eid-el- Kabir celebration, the command has deployed 2,557 police personnel to all worship places, which includes the conventional Police, Police Mobile Force, Explosive Ordinance Device (EOD) and Traffic Warden to ensure adequate security.
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