Ogun State Police Command has arrested a physically-challenged man, Ibrahim Aremu, popularly called Jenromi, for being in possession of 300 wraps of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, also revealed that Aremu is a leader of a cult group terrorizing Itun-Seriki community, Totoro, Abeokuta.
The suspect was arrested on Sunday following information received by the police at the Enugada Division in Abeokuta about his activities. Oyeyemi said:
“Information further revealed that the suspect is also a big time dealer in illicit drugs and that his cult group always uses his abode as their meeting point from where they plan how to carry out their notorious activities.
“On receiving the information, the DPO Enugada Division mobilised his men to the scene where the suspect was promptly arrested while some of his accomplices escaped. About 300 wraps of weed suspected to be Indian hemp were recovered from him.”
The Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation and prosecution.