Lagos Police destroy N10m illicit drugs

LAGOS State Police Command in conjunction with other sister security agencies on Tuesday destroyed some illicit drugs valued N10 million.

The Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations, DCP Ahmed Kotangora, led the team to the dumpsite in Ewu-Elepe, a suburb of Ikorodu in Lagos State, to destroy the drugs.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the police, officials of the NDLEA, NAFDAC, the Neighbourhood Watch and task force on environmental offences supervised the exercise.

The drugs: 400 wraps of Indian Hemp, Cannabis and other hard drugs were intercepted in April at Mile-2 area of Lagos State by the Rapid Response Squad (RSS) operatives.

DCP Kotangora, who represented the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, CP Abiodun Alabi, said that the exercise was in compliance with a court order to destroy hard drugs recovered in the state by men of the Rapid Response Squad in April.

He said that three suspects were arrested in connection with the seizure.



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