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Two Men In Police Net For Producing Adulterated Alcoholic Drinks In Lagos

Posted by Samuel on Fri 07th Jun, 2024 - tori.ng

The command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest on Friday in Lagos.

Alcoholic Drinks

The Lagos State Police Command announced the arrest of two men for reportedly manufacturing adulterated alcoholic beverages at Oko-Arin Market on Lagos Island.

The command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest on Friday in Lagos.

Hundeyin said that police detectives arrested the suspects at about 6.00 pm on Tuesday, following credible information “that a group of boys were sighted at the Oko-Arin Market allegedly producing fake alcoholic drinks”.

He said that the Commissioner of Police Tactical Team, Eko, immediately mobilised to the scene.

According to him, the team affected the arrest of the two suspects, aged 31 and 41, in the act, while other members of the gang escaped.

“Items recovered from the suspects included five cartons of Jack Daniels Drinks, two cartons of Black Barrel drink, one carton of Williams Lawson drink and one carton of Jameson drink.

“Police also recovered one carton of Black Label drink, one carton of Remy Martins, six cartons of empty and Glenfiddich bottles

“Others are one carton of empty Divin Bardar drink, one carton of empty Volka drink, as well as quantities of assorted labels and corks for producing drinks.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects often sold the illegal adulterated drinks to their customers in Cotonou, Benin Republic,”
he said.

Hundeyin said that investigation was ongoing.



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