Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) in the early hours of today, April 3, 2022 intercepted a busload of illicit drugs at the Mile 2 area of Lagos State.
Preliminary investigations reveal that the drugs which were loaded in a Lagos colour LT bus, with the registration number AGL 205 YD belonged to one Alhaji, better known as General in Mushin.
Lagos State Police Command’s Image Maker, SP Benjamin Hundeyin in a statement made available to FASNEWSNG, stated that a member of the drug syndicate confessed that the cartel picked up the consignment, which has a street value of about Ten Million Naira (10,000,000.00), at Alaba Rago around 10:00pm yesterday for shipment to Mushin.
Luck however ran out on them when the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) officials on patrol stopped the bus on a routine check around 4:00am today.
Another member of the syndicate, Oluwole Omojuyitan, aged 40, who had initially escaped the scene on a motorcycle was arrested by the operatives after he came back with a sum of Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N500,000.00) to bribe the officers to release the drugs and suspects.
Other arrested members of the gang include Ojukwu Omanogho aged 36 and Hope Jumbo aged 40.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, fdc, mnim, psc while commending the Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi and the team has since directed that the suspects and exhibits be transferred to the Command Headquarters for further investigations.