PRESS CONFERENCE BY THE POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER KANO STATE COMMAND, DSP HARUNA ABDULLAHI, AT THE BOMPAI POLICE HEADQUARTERS BOMPAI KANO ON WEDNESDAY 6TH MARCH, 2019.
Ladies and gentlemen of the press. Today mark yet another milestone in the continuation of raiding Criminal hideouts, arrest of suspects and recovery of dangerous weapons and hard drugs (Kwaya).
From 28th February to date, 54 suspects were arrested in connection with dealing in various hard drugs such as Cocaine substances, Indian hemp, suck and die, solution, tramadol tablets and other intoxicating injectable drugs.
Others are various forms of weaponry like sticks, knives, cutlasses, swords and other unconventional locally made machetes.
Below are some of the major arrests and recoveries made; On 1st March 2019, the duo of Mujahid Abubakar of unguwan Shanu Katsina, Katsina State and Iliya Garba of Mazangudu Village, Gabasawa LGA Kano were arrested at Sabon Gari Market were arrested for dealing in the bulk sale of hard drugs in the Market.
The following Intoxicating hard drugs were recovered from them.
(1)Tablet Exol 5 -39000 tabs (2)Tablet Sycozines 5 – 21000 tabs Injection Diazepam – 166000 Bottles (4)Injection Tranzile -7000 Bottles (5)Injection Tramadol – 2150 (6) Injection Ejon Merinetin – 8000 (7)Injection Nart phenobartil – 180 (8) Injection penzozine – 40 (9) Injection Voltean – 14 (10) C0cadamol Tablet – 1600 (11) A sack containing used drugs
The suspects confessed to the commission of the crime while effort is being intensified to arrest their accomplices and arraign them before the court for prosecution.
2. Culpable Homicide on 2/3/2019 one Salisu Muhammed of Yakasai Quarters Kano stabbed his football coach one Mustapha Musa with a knife at Yakasai quarters Kano. The victim died on the spot and the suspect together with an exhibit of knife was promptly arrested investigation is in progress.
3. On the 28th February 2019, one Muhammed Abdullahi ‘m’ of Hotoro qtrs Kano, a distributor of Cocaine substance was arrested in Hotoro area. 4 wraps of the Cocaine was recovered from him while investigation is in progress.
4. On 05/03/2019 a raid was conducted at some black spots inside Sabongari area, 13 suspects were arrested and the following exhibits recovered from them;
a. 12 cartons containing 720 cutlasses b. 1 bag and 700 wraps of Indian hemp c. 1 Tricycle d. 3 packets of rubber solution. The suspects will be charged to court for prosecution immediately investigation is completed, please.
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