Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested three Indian hemp importers and exporters along Benin-Sagamu Expressway with 40 bags of India hemp.
The suspects were Frank Osai, 39; Elvis Okuse, 25, and Kelvin Ogagaoghene, 24.
Adegbola Oyeyemi, the spokesman of the Ogun state police command, said that the suspects were arrested on Wednesday. Oyeyemi said that a truck with registration number KPP 339 XD was also recovered.
He said an intelligent report was received by the command that the suspects used to carry hard drugs such as nicotine, Indian hemp as well as dangerous weapons from Edo State to Lagos State.
According to PM News, Ahmed Iliyasu, the State Commissioner of Police, directed Uba Adams, the officer-in-charge of FSARS, to go after the suspects
On interrogation, they allegedly confessed that the weeds were meant to be delivered to a customer whom they simply identified as Uche in Lagos.
Meanwhile, Iliyasu has ordered a full-scale investigation into the activities of the arrested suspects as well as their sponsors.