The Kano State Police Command has apprehended a 30-year-old man, Abba Musa, resident of Rijiyar Zaki Quarters Kano, in possession of alleged Tramadol tablets valued at N25 million, packed inside the motor vehicle boot.
The Kano state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) SP Haruna Kiyawa, disclosed this on Monday in a statement made known to pressmen.
He disclosed that, “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, ‘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.”
The statement noted that “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.”
SP Kiyawa added that “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.”
He said that “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.”
The Command strongly warns that criminals will have no hiding place in Kano State and advised the criminals to either repent or leave the State completely.
While the statement 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.