A team of policemen have apprehended a notorious hard drug dealer in Jigawa State.
A statement made available to newsmen in Dutse, the state capital on Friday by the state police command, confirmed that the suspect was nabbed in the Hadejia Local Government Area of the state.
Naija News learnt that the 48-year-old suspect was found in possession of 43 bottles containing intoxicating substances.
The statement issued by the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the command, ASP Lawan Shiisu, noted that the suspect was arrested at Gandun Sarki quarters on November 15, at about 12:30 p.m., by a team of policemen.
The PPRO said the suspect is being grilled and would be charged to court after the investigation is completed.
In a similar development, the police command said it also arrested six suspected criminals in the Kiyawa Local Government Area of the state.
According to Shiisu, the suspects, aged between 30 and 55, were arrested after a raid on suspected criminal hideouts and black spots in Balago village on Nov. 16, at about 7 p.m.
The police mouthpiece added that the suspects would soon be charged to court.
Meanwhile, a man parading himself as a prophet has been arrested in Ondo State for allegedly raping another man’s wife.
Naija News reports that the suspect, Festus James, was apprehended at Agbabu community in the Odigbo Local Government Area by men of the state police command.
James, according to reports made available to newsmen, raped the eight-month-old lady under the guise of carrying out a spiritual cleansing on her.
Parading the suspect at the command headquarters in Akure on Thursday, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Mrs Funmilayo Odunlami, disclosed that the suspect is an indigene of Oyo state.
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