The Adamawa State Police Command confirmed that it arrested four suspects following drug peddling in Mubi, Adamawa State.
The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, in a statement said the Commissioner of Police Mohammed Barde deployed the CP’s monitoring unit operatives that impounded a truck with registration number YL 766 XU with hard drugs from Anambra State to Mubi.
According to the statement, investigation has revealed that the drugs were concealed under heavy loads of building materials just to beat security checks and escape arrest, THE PUNCH reports.
The statement added that “The CP while evaluating critically the pattern and trend of crimes shall make massive and well-planned deployment of both human and other operational assets of the command to reinforce and consolidate on keeping Adamawa safe.
“The CP now directed for frequent night Operations which is aimed at preventing and dislodging bandits from their current operational spaces and denying them space to regroup in other parts of the State.”
It further states that the CP has ordered that the suspects, Umar Babayo, Abdullahi Salisu, Iliyasu Umar, and Salisu Hassan, and their collaborators will be investigated and prosecuted.
The CP assured the Government and residents of Adamawa State that the Command under his watch shall continue to do all within its powers to guarantee a stable security order in the State.
He beckoned on the citizens to work with the Police and other security agencies in the joint tasks of safeguarding the State, especially in the area of providing useful, relevant, and timely information