The Police in Ogun in a raid on black spots across the state have arrested four persons with a deep freezer loaded with weeds suspected to be marijuana.
The exercise was in furtherance of total clampdown on hoodlums perpetrating violence crimes such as armed robbery, kidnapping, cultism and the likes following which a special operation outfit code named “OPERATION PUFF ADDER ” was recently launched by the Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama in compliance with the directive of Inspector general of police.
The four suspects namely Opeyemi Wahab, 22, Kabirat Ahmed 21, Yusuf Rasaki, 20 and Saheed Mustapha, 32, were all arrested at Iperin black spots in Agbara on Saturday April 27, 2019. The operation was led by Adegbite Omotayo, a superintendent of police.
The suspects were caught with the deep freezer which they pretended to be using for sales of soft drinks. But when it was opened, it was loaded with weeds suspected to be marijuana.
On interrogation, they confessed being the major distributor of the substance in Agbara area and that they always used the freezer to distribute it around so as to deceive the security agents and prevent them from arrest.
Meanwhile, CP Makama has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation.
He also warned that sales of illicit drugs which is a catalyst for crime commission will not be tolerated in the state any longer.