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.