Police: 303 wraps of Indian hemp, others recovers in Delta

Delta State Police Command operatives have arrested two suspected drug dealers, discovering a total of 303 wraps of indian hemp and other drugs.

This was revealed in a statement by the Command Public Relations Officer, Bright Edafe titled, ‘Operation Delta Hawk arrest suspected illicit drug dealers/recovers one hundred and seventy four (174) wraps of dried weed suspected to be indian hemp, eight hundred (800) sachets of suspected SK, ten (10) razler (roll bond)’.

According to the statement, the two suspects, 41-year-old Sunday Umadia and 29-year-old Austin Ojunom, were arrested in separate operations.

The statement read, “On the 6/7/2021 at about 1710hrs, while operatives of operation Delta Hawk patrol team were on confidence building patrol at Ishekpe quarters Ogwashi-uku, they intercepted and arrested one Sunday Umadia ‘m’ 41yrs of Ogbobo quarters, Ogwashi-Uku.

“Upon search, one hundred and seventy-four (174) wraps of dried weed suspected to Indian hemp, eight hundred (800) sachet of suspected SK, ten (10) razler (roll bond), one (1) lighter and cash sum of three hundred and seventeen thousand eight hundred and ninety naira (N317,890) were recovered from him.

“Preliminary investigation later revealed that the suspect is a major dealer in illicit drugs. Investigation is ongoing.

“Similarly, on 5/7/2021 at about 1300hrs, after series of intelligence gathering, ‘A’ Division Warri Rapid Response team raided a black spot at Ogedegbe street Warri where one Austin Ojunom ,m, 29yrs was arrested with one hundred and twenty nine (129) wraps of weed suspected to be Indian hemp. Suspect confessed to the crime and investigation is ongoing.

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