Man arrested for allegedly transporting over 60 cartons of Indian Hemp into Kano (photo)

Ekennah Okechukwu, an alleged drug trafficker, has been arrested the the men of Kano Road and Traffic Agency (KAROTA) for allegedly transporting more than 60 cartons containing Indian Hemp into the State.

Nabilusi Abubakar Kofar Na’isa, the spokesperson of KAROTA, in a statement stated that Okechukwu upon his arrest was discovered to be on the wanted list of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), for a similar offence.

While handing over the suspect to the Commander, NDLEA, Dr Ibrahim Abdul, the Managing Director, KAROTA, Baffa Babba Dan’agundi, said his agency recently ordered the relocation of Sabon Gari Luxury Buses Park due to a report of such crimes committed using such vehicles.

cartons allegedly containing Indian Hemp

He said the order was beginning to yield the intended results as some of the luxury bus companies were cooperating with KAROTA to expose persons or groups transporting prohibited items into Kano State using their services.

He warned that any company whose driver or his boys were found to be conniving with unscrupulous individuals to commit a crime in the state, such vehicle would be seized and the company expelled from Kano State.


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