Operatives of the Kano State Police Command have arrested a 30-year-old man, Abba Musa, for being in possession of Tramadol tablets, valued at N25 million, packed inside a Motor Vehicle boot.
The suspect who is a resident of Rijiyar Zaki Quarters Kano, was driving an unregistered white coloured Honda Accord 2016 Model car when he was arrested.
The development was disclosed in a statement signed by the state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Haruna Kiyawa.
The statement said:
“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.”
SP Kiyawa added: “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.
“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.”
The statement further disclosed: “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.”