The Kano State Police Command on Friday intercepted 303 cartons of hard drugs suspected to be Tramadol tablets.
The Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammed Wakili, disclosed this to journalists in Kano, the News Agency of Nigeria reported.
Wakali explained that the seizure was in continuation of the command’s effort to rid the state of all forms of crimes, especially the consumption of hard drugs and intoxicating substances.
Wakili noted that, following a tip-off, policemen conducted a raid on May 17 at 157 Miller road, Bompai, in Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state, where a laboratory was located.
He said that one Chris Metuh was arrested at the laboratory identified as Ugo Lab Manufacturing Company, with 303 cartons of tramadol tablets.
The commissioner said that the command also arrested four suspected dealers in hard drugs on the same day.
According to him, the suspects were arrested with one rubber of “suck and die,” two cutlasses, a breaking implement and large quantities of hard drugs.
He identified the suspects as Aliyu Khalid, Ibrahim Alasan, Mohammad Ahmad and Chukwu Felix, adding that investigation was ongoing while the suspects would be charged to court.