A man has been caught with as many as 17 bags of marijuana in a community in Ogun state.
The man was nabbed with bags of marijuana
According to a report by The Nation, the police in Ogun have arrested an alleged illegal substance dealer caught with 17 bags of suspected Marijuana.
Daniel Elimuya, a resident of 9, General Hospital Street, Iyana-Ira in Agbara, was arrested around 6:30pm on July 28 at Ibafo.
It was gathered that the suspect had starched the weeds inside a vehicle he rode in from Delta State enroute Lagos.
The Nation gathered that the police received tip off on the vehicle and its content, laid ambush for the described vehicle with registration number GGE782EX and intercepted it.
Confirming the arrest, police spokesman Abimbola Oyeyemi, a Deputy Superintendent (DSP) said the bags were well hidden inside the vehicle and were discovered after thorough searches.
He said the suspect was promptly arrested and he confessed to have been a Marijuana distributor and was going to Lagos Island to deliver the bags to one Kofo.
“The Commissioner of Police Bashir Makama has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect and exhibits to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for further investigation.