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Police nab 3 for producing adulterated drinks in Lagos

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Police nab 3 for producing adulterated drinks in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested three suspects allegedly engaged in the production of adulterated drinks at Apongbon area of Lagos.

The Command’s Spokesperson, DSP. Bala Elkana, confirmed the arrest on Sunday in Ikeja, Nkting that the suspects were arrested based on a tip off received by the police.

According to Elkana, on June 20, at noon, a team of operatives from the State Intelligence Bureau was deployed to the area on surveillance patrol which led to the arrest of three suspects. Large quantity of alcoholic beverages suspected to be adulterated were recovered.

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Elkana noted that the beverage brands included Hennessy Vsop, Hennessy Xo, Moet Chandon, Jack Daniel, Remy Martins, Red label, among others.

Also recovered from the illegal production mini-factory were gallons of substances suspected to be ethanol, cognac coloration, rubber cocks, top cocks, labels, stickers and other instruments used in the illegal business.

He also added that the suspects confessed to committing the crime while police are on the trail of one suspect believed to be leader of the gang, who is still on the run.

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