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May 26, 2024

Police arrest 3 for attempt to smuggle drugs in loaf of bread

Police arrest 3 for attempt to smuggle drugs in loaf of bread
By Ibrahim Hassan-Wuyo

The Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State, CP Audu Ali Dabigi has warned officers on duty to remain vigilant and observant to avoid unfortunate incidences following the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) arrest of 3 suspects for attempting to supply hard drugs to a suspect in police custody.

The spokesperson of the command, ASP, Mansir Hassan said the suspects identified as John Solomon (male, 38 years), Kunle Oluwale (male, 45 years), and James Daniel Baba (male, 45 years), all residents of Sabon Wuse, Abuja, were arrested at the charge room of the SCID Kaduna.

According to him, the suspects were found with a Bomtel handset and an unspecified quantity of drugs hidden inside a loaf of bread.

“They attempted to persuade the Charge Room Officer (CRO) to deliver the loaf of bread to one Gideon Amao, a suspect currently under investigation by the SCID.”

“Photographs of the suspects and the recovered items have been taken. The investigation is ongoing, and further developments will be communicated in due course.”

“The Commissioner of Police CP Audu Ali Dabigi psc, warn Officers to stay vigilant and observant in order to avoid any unfortunate incidences from happening,” he said.

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