Ogun security outfit intercepts 22 sacks of Indian hemp

Aliya Moses
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Men of the So-Safe Corps of Ogun State have intercepted four motorcycles conveying 22 sacks of Indian hemp.

The corps also apprehended two of the suspected illicit drug dealers at Abule Sikiru, along Igbo-Ora Road, Abeokuta North Local Government Area of the state.

The Commander of the corps, Soji Ganzallo, dislcosed on Tuesday that, “at about 0230hrs on the 11th of December, 2023, the Oke Ogun Area Command officers of the Corps, while on routine patrol at Abule Sikiru, along Igbo-Ora Road in Abeokuta North Local Government area, spotted four Bajaj motorbikes.”

Ganzallo, who spoke through a statement signed by the So-Safe Corps spokesperson, Moruf Yusuf, explained that three of the said motorbikes were carrying 22 sacks of Marijuana, while the fourth bike had two other people on it, “leading the team and fully armed with varieties of local charms.”

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Ganzallo noted that three suspects escaped, while two were apprehended together with the exhibit and the four motorbikes used to perpetrate the crime.

He added that “the two apprehended culprits refused to disclose their identity” during interrogation.

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It was stated that two of the motorbikes were marked, ABG 041 DY and MEK 071 QC, while the remaining two others were not registered.

The two apprehended suspects, the exhibit (22 sacks of Marijuana), and the four motorbikes were handed over to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at its State Headquarters in Alamutu, Abeokuta North Local Government Area, for further investigation and likely prosecution,” Ganzallo informed.

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