Policemen Intercept 30 Cartons Of Tramadol In Lagos State
Police officers attached to Trade-Fair division under the Police Command in Lagos State have intercepted 30 cartons of Tramadol 100mg capsules neatly concealed in vehicle’s spare parts.
The Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, said that two suspects were arrested with the drug during a stop-and -search operation on the Mile 2 Badagry Expressway, On June 29, 2018.
The driver of the truck and his conductor were arrested and the truck recovered for further investigation.
“On June 29, a team of policemen attached to Trade-fair Division while on a stop-and-search operation intercepted a Scania 220 truck with Reg. No FST-450-OD loaded with 30 cartons of Tramadol 100mg capsules neatly concealed under motor spare parts.
“In spite of the fact that the drugs were carefully concealed, the eagle-eyed police operatives were able to detect the illegal consignment.
“The driver of the truck and his conductor were arrested and the truck recovered for further investigation.
“Let me reiterate that the command will not rest on its oars until our streets are rid of hard drugs. The reward for hard work is hard work.
“Our children must be saved from the evil effects of illicit drugs. Suspects will definitely be taken to court,” Imohimi said.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 31 persons suspected to be involved in armed robbery, cult activities and other crimes were presented to newsmen by the commissioner.