Two men, Hassan Muhammad, 22 of Dandume LGA, and Umar Yusuf, 23, of Layout Quarters, Katsina have been nabbed for allegedly being in possession of 79 bottles of cough syrup containing banned codeine.
The Katsina State police commissioner made this known to newsmen while addressing them in the command headquarters shortly after parading the suspects to them.
According to him, Investigation into the incident is already ongoing.
In a related development, the police command also said it had apprehended a fake retired army personnel in the state.
The suspect, Steven Yakubu of the Old Legislative Quarters, GRA,Katsina , according to the police commissioner, is was parading himself around as a retired Brigadier of the Nigerian Army before nemesis caught up with him.
“Nemesis caught up with the suspect when he defrauded one Benshima Nguesku of GRA Quarters, Katsina and others, of the sum of N740,000 on the pretext of securing positions for them in the Nigeria Police Force, Nigeria Customs Service, Nigeria Immigration Service and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.
The suspect has confessed to the crime while the case is under investigation, the CP said.