Police arrest of man with 47 wraps of Indian hemp, codeine syrup

Police arrest of man with 47 wraps of Indian hemp, codeine syrup

A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

The Delta State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a man identified simply as Mr. Lucky Afejuku with 47 wraps of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, 10 pieces of skunk weeds popularly known as SK in transparent plastic containers and five bottles of codeine syrup of 100 milligrams each.

In a statement signed by the assistant Police Public Relations Officer, Edafe Bright, and forwarded to newsmen in Warri, Police said Mr. Lucky was arrested in a black spot at Open Heaven Hotel premises close to the swimming pool, Iffiekporo community, Warri South Local Government Area of the state.

“On 21/3/2021 at about 1620hrs, based on intelligence gathered, and long term monitoring, the men of the A Division Warri, through the DPO A Division Warri mobilised a team of policemen and stormed a black spot within Open Heaven Hotel premises close to the swimming pool Iffiekporo community where one Lucky Afejuku ‘m’ was arrested.

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