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Police arrest driver carrying 3,000 cartridges, woman with hard drugs in Delta

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The Delta State Police Command on Wednesday said it has arrested a bus driver conveying 3,000 catridges and a woman transporting marijuana and cocaine.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Hafiz Inuwa, who paraded the suspects on Wednesday, said said the 44-year-old driver identified as Felix Ade, was arrested along Asaba Expressway.

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Ade, an indigene of Ondo state, however said that he was oblivious of what was inside the boxes he claimed he was given to deliver in Edo State.

“I am a driver, I do not know about the content of the bag until the police searched it. It was given to me as a waybill and I was told it was padlock that was in the box.”

36-year-old Kate Obi, who was arrested with tons of marijuana and cocaine, also claimed she was not aware that dealing in such drugs was a crime in the country.

She said she was given the parcel by her boss to deliver to a client in Anambra State.

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