By Muhammad Aminu
Kano State Police Command has intercepted five hundred packets of drugs suspected to be tramadol tablets imported into the State.
The Police Public Relations Officer SP Abdullahi Kiyawa disclosed this in a statement issued in Kano, Monday, 1st August, 2022.
He said Abba Musa, 30, and Suleiman Danwawu, 29, all of Rijiyar Zaki Quarters have been apprehended in connection with the intercepted consignment.
According to him, the police “intercepted one Abba Musa, ‘m’, 30 years old, of Rijiyar Zaki Quarters Kano, driven an unregistered white coloured Honda Accord 2016 Model Motor Vehicle containing Five Hundred Packets of suspected Tramadol Tablets, valued Twenty Five Million Naira (N25,000,000:00) packed inside the Motor Vehicle boot.
“On investigation, the suspect confessed that the Motor Vehicle belonged to his friend, Sulaiman Danwawu, ‘m’, 29 years old, of Rijiyar Zaki Quarters Kano, and that Sulaiman directed him to hand over the Motor Vehicle to someone at ‘Yan Kaba Quarters Kano.
“Sulaiman was subsequently arrested. Sulaiman confessed that, the vehicle belonged to him, and that he transported the Tramadol Tablets from Onitsha, Anambra State with the intent to sell them in Kano.”
SP Kiyawa noted that the suspects have been moved to the Police Criminal Investigation Department, Narcotics Section for discreet investigation prior to subsequent necessary action.