The Lagos State Police Command, Tuesday, destroyed about 4,000 wraps of illicit drugs worth N10 million at Ewu-Elepe Dump Site in Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
These drugs were seized by operatives of the Command’s Rapid Response Squad (RRS), after intercepting the alleged suspects at Mile 2 area of the state.
The Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations, Ahmed Kontagora, who led the team, told newsmen in Ikorodu that the destruction was in line with a court order.
He added that three suspects were also arrested alongside. Among the drugs are Indian hemp, cannabis and others. They were recovered in the last one month by men of the RRS after diligent investigation.
The DCP assured the public that the destruction will be a continuous exercise while adding that there will be no hiding place for criminals in the state.
“We still have some other drugs to be brought here very soon for the same destruction in accordance with the court order,” he promised.
Operatives of the National Drug Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and others were present at the scene.