Four suspected drug dealers have been arrested by operatives of the Adamawa State Police Command.
The suspects were found with 144 cartons of hard drugs, spokesperson of the command, DSP Suleiman Nguroje said in a statement on Wednesday.
He said 28 cartons of pentazone injections, 29 cartons of tramadol tabs, 74 cartons of red tramadol capsule,12 cartons of 50mg of white tramadol, 1 carton of curfenac, one truck with Reg.YL 766 XU, were recovered from the suspects.
“On the 3/4/2022 furtherance to the command’s reinvigorated special action plan on the ongoing fight against violent crimes across the state, the Commissioner of police, Mohammed Ahmed Barde deployed operatives attached to CP’s Monitoring unit and luckily impounded truck with Reg. no. YL 766 XU while conveying hard drugs from Anambra state to their target in Mubi Adamawa state.”
“The suspects are; Salisu Hassan, 27, a resident of Nasarawo, Yola North, Iliyasu Umar,25, of Song local government, Abdullahi Salisu, 20, of Sangere Numan road, Yola south and Umar Babayo, 20, of Sangere, Numan road,Yola south.
“Investigation so far reveals that the drugs were concealed under heavy loads of building materials just to beat security checks and escape arrest.”