Man Transport 250 Parcels of Indian Hemp From Edo To Kano (Photos)

A suspect identified as Agbo Victor has confessed to transporting 250 parcels of Indian Hemp from Edo State to Kano.

The suspect was arrested by a team of Operation Puff Adder led by CSP Hassan Nasir Jega, Officer in Charge, Highway Patrol Kano while on surveillance patrol along Kwanar Dangora, Kiru LGA, Kaduna – Kano Border.

Confirming the arrest, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, the police public relations officer of the state police command said the suspect confessed that the items packed in his Motor Vehicle boot are 250 parcels of Indian Hemp.

He stated:

“On the 20/03/2022 at about 0200hrs, a team of Operation Puff Adder led by CSP Hassan Nasir Jega, Officer in Charge, Highway Patrol Kano while on surveillance patrol along Kwanar Dangora, Kiru LGA, Kaduna – Kano Border, intercepted one Agbo Victor, ‘m’, 33 years old, of Edo State, driven 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.

“On investigation, the suspect confessed that the items packed in the Motor Vehicle boot are 250 parcels of Indian Hemp, that, he transported the Indian Hemp from Edo State en route to Kano State with the intent to deliver it to one Alhaji, where he was arrested at Kaduna-Kano Border. Having learned about his suspected arrest, the said Alhaji escaped to an unknown destination.

“The Commissioner of Police directed that case had been transferred to the Command’s Criminal Investigation Department, Narcotics Section for discreet investigation. The suspect will be charged to court upon completion of the investigation.”

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