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Vigilant DPO, patrol team arrest 30-year-old drug dealer with drug worth N25million

Vigilant DPO, patrol team arrest 30-year-old drug dealer with drug worth N25million

A team of Policemen led by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Badawa police Division in Kano State, CSP Mohammed Yakubu, has arrested a 30-year-old drug dealer, Abba Musa, with Tramadol worth N25 million.

This was contained in a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, on Tuesday.

According to the statement, the young Musa was caught by the police while on patrol along the Ahmadu Bello Way in the state capital on Monday.

The statement says the suspected drug dealer was intercepted ‘in line with the directives of DCP Abubakar Zubairu, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Finance and Administration, Kano State Police Command, and by extension the directives of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Alkali Baba Usman’.


The statement reads: “On round the clock visibility patrol, on the 31/07/2022 at about 2230hrs, a team of Policemen led by CSP Mohammed Yakubu, Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Badawa Division Kano while on intelligence-led stop and search along Ahmadu Bello Way Kano intercepted one Abba Musa, 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 Motor Vehicle belonged to him, and that he transported the Tramadol Tablets from Onitsha, Anambra State with the intent to sell them in Kano.

“The Command’s Deputy Commissioner of Police directed that the case be immediately transferred to the Command’s Criminal Investigation Department, Narcotics Section for discreet investigation.

“He strongly warns that criminals will have no hiding place in Kano State. They are advised to either repent or leave the State completely. He urged residents to continue to pray for the State, the Nation and report incidences to the nearest Police Station, and not take laws into their hands.

“Rigorous patrol, raids of criminal hideouts and black spots will continue throughout the State to ensure the protection of life and property.

“In case of emergencies, Kano State Police Command can be contacted via; 08032419754, 08123821575, 08076091271, 09029292926, or log into the “NPF Rescue Me” Application available on the Play Store,” the statement adds.

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