Police arrest 3 for smuggling hard drug into police cell 

Kaduna state Police command has arrested three suspects for attempting to smuggle drug in a loaf of bread to a suspected drug dealer in the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) custody Kaduna. 

Kaduna state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Mansir Hassan, who stated this in a statement on Sunday, said the three suspects were arrested for attempting to smuggle drug in a loaf of bread into Police cell to a suspected drug dealer arrested by National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).

ASP Hassan said, “the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) Kaduna branch office has arrested three suspects for attempting to supply hard drugs to a suspect in Police custody. 

“The suspects, identified as John Solomon (male, 38 years), Kunle Oluwale (male, 45 years), and James Daniel Baba (male, 45 years), all residents of Sabon Wuse, Abuja, were arrested at the charge room of the (State Criminal Investigation Department) SCID Kaduna.

“The suspects were found with a Bomtel handset and an unspecified quantity of drugs hidden inside a loaf of bread. They attempted to persuade the Charge Room Officer (CRO) to deliver the loaf of bread to one Gideon Amao, a suspect currently under investigation by the SCID.

“Photographs of the suspects and the recovered items have been taken. The investigation is ongoing, and further developments will be communicated in due course.

“The Commissioner of Police, CP Audu Ali Dabigi, warned officers to stay vigilant and observant in order to avoid any unfortunate incidences from happening.”