24 suspects arrested over drugs, thuggery in Kano

The Kano state Police Command has arrested 24 suspects within the state metropolis in connection with various crimes ranging from dealing in hard drugs, weaponry and armed robbery.

Briefing Reporters at the Command headquarters on Wednesday, the Command’s spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, said the suspects arrested were in possession of substances such as cocaine, Indian Hemp, Suck-and-die, tramadol tablets, solution and other intoxicating and injectable drugs.

Haruna said others were also apprehended with all forms of weaponry like sticks, knives, cutlasses, swords, and other unconventional locally made marchets used in terrorizing inhabitants and political thuggery.

According to him, “on March 1, 2019, the duo of Mujahid Abubakar of Angwar Shano, Katsina state and Illya Garba of Mazan Guide village, in Gabasawa Local Government of Kano state were arrested at Sabon Gari market for dealing in the bulk sale of hard drugs.”