Identity of 6 people linked to trailer loaded with codeine seized in Katsina revealed
Six suspected notorious drug dealers have been arrested in Funtua Local government of Katsina State by the state command of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in connection to a seized trailer loaded with 24,000 bottles of cough syrup with codeine.
However, the NDLEA only mention two names namely Christian Chukwuma alleged to be a sells man and Obiora Chukwuma, who is the manager of Sunglow Equity Nigeria Ltd.
The command failed to mention the names of the other four suspects.
Speaking, the state commander, Maryam Sani said the arrest was made at a ware house in Dutsenreme area of Funtua in collaboration with the State’s Joint Task Force saying that ‘the consignment was moved from Onitsha to Funtua’.
However, one of those arrested, Christian Chukwuma said he is not the owner of the consignment but only a messenger who was called to help transport the commodity.
The real owner of the consignment, according to him is Sunday Chibota based in Kebbi state.
“We based in Funtua, these consignment was sent from Ogini, he called us to upload it, I’m not aware of his business” he added.