NSCDC apprehends three suspected drug dealers in Jigawa

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Jigawa State command, has arrested three suspected drug dealers in Dutse.

This was contained in a press statement the command’s spokesman, SV Adamu Shehu signed; and issued to newsmen.

He explained that the operatives of the State Vigilante group on patrol arrested the suspects on 30/01/20 at around 2325hrs; at the Dutse Old Market, along Kiyawa Road and handed over to NSCDC Jigawa Command for proper investigation and prosecution.

The suspects, Mu’azu Umar (24), Adamu Ya’u (19); and Ibrahim Haruna (23) are residents of Fagoji quarters in Dutse LGA.

He said items recovered from the suspects includes twenty four wraps of Marijuana; Twenty Eight tubes of Red Sun Solution popularly known as Sholi, Diazepam and Exol; Two Hundred and Sixty tablets; D5 (Grounded) and package in Nylon, Four Matches, One Catapult, a Knife, Four Techno Handsets; Herbs (Unknown), and Two Thousand One Hundred and Twenty Five Naira cash.

Shehu said the suspects had confessed to the alleged crime; and later charged to court for prosecution.

The NSCDC State Commandant, Alh Garba Muhammad appreciated the efforts of the State Vigilante group; and promised his continuous support and synergy whenever necessary to the group.

Ng daily

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