Katsina: Fake soldier arrested for transporting marijuana

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The Katsina State Police Command has apprehended one Bashir Raba Mohammed of Rijiyar Lemu Quarters, Kano State, who ferried illicit drugs and marijuana disguised as a military officer.

The command’s spokesman, DSP Gambo Isah, said in a statement that the suspect was arrested when he visited the Daura Central Police Station in full army camouflage on a motorcycle requesting for a police report in respect of lost particulars of the motorcycle.

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He said the DPO became suspicious and made some checks on the suspect which revealed that Bashir Raba Mohammed was not a military personnel but an imposter.

When interrogated, the suspect confessed to have been a member of a drug syndicate, transporting marijuana from Kano to Daura on his motorbike using the uniform as a shield.


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