Security operatives from Kaduna State Police Command have arrested three persons with 1,454 bottles of benylin with codeine syrup, 44 adulterated Gluta White Cream and 8 bags of chemicals.
A Statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhammed Jalige said the suspects are been interrogated with the aim to unravel the destination of the substance.
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“On the 22nd December, 2021 at about 1800hrs, the Police patrol team attached to Sabon Gari Division, Zaria while on confidence building patrol along Kaduna – Zaria road intercepted an unregistered Fort motor vehicle and upon search of the vehicle, 1,454 bottles of Benylin with codeine syrup, 44 pieces of adulterated Gluta white cream and 8 bags containing chemicals were recovered
“The development led to the arrest of three occupants of the said vehicle as preliminary investigation reveals that the products were to be supplied to suspected bandits in Yakawa Wada village of Giwa LGA Kaduna State.
“The investigation is currently ongoing as effort is geared towards apprehending the recipients of the products to subsequently charge them to court for prosecution,” the statement read.