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Kano police storm drug factory, seize 303 cartons of tramadol

Kano State Police Command, on Friday, seized 303 cartons of tramadol tablets during a raid at No. 157 Miller Road, Bompai in Nassarawa Local Government Area of the state.

This was disclosed by the Commissioner of Police, Wakili Mohammed, while he was briefing newsmen at the Police Command Headquarters in Bompai.

He said the seizure, followed a tip-off, prompting a police special squad to rush to the scene and impounded the 303 cartons of the hard drugs.

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The police officers also burst the syndicate at a drug factory, known as Ugolab Manufacturing Company, located in Bompai, Kano.

Wakili, said, one suspect, Chris Metuh of No. 157, Club Road was arrested and is currently in police custody.

He noted that “this is how terrible the cycle of hard drugs is in Kano.”

“I will continue to seek for the support of the people, for the police to accomplish its efforts to rid the state of all forms of crime and drugs dealers,” he added.

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