Police arrest notorious hard drug dealer in Jigawa

The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

The police command in Jigawa, has arrested a 48-year-old man, suspected to be a notorious hard drug dealer in the Hadejia Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

ASP Lawan Shiisu, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the command, said this in a statement in Dutse on Friday.

Shiisu said that the suspect was arrested on Nov. 15, at about 12:30 p.m., by a team of policemen.

He explained that the team, while on surveillance patrol in Hadejia, arrested the suspect at Gandun Sarki quarters.

Shiisu added the police have also arrested six suspected criminals in Kiyawa LGA of the state.

He said that the suspects, aged between 30 and 55, were arrested after a raid on suspected criminal hideouts and black spots in Balago village on Nov. 16, at about 7 p.m.

Shiisu added that the suspects would soon be charged to court.

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