Ogun State Police Command has recovered some cash and hard drugs after raiding a suspected drug cartel at Mayas area of Lafenwa, in Abeokuta North.
The state Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, disclosed this on Thursday while displaying the exhibits at the police headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta.
According to him, a cash sum of N2,722,750 and hard drugs worth over N10m were recovered during the raid, but the suspects escaped from the scene.
The police commissioner explained that the command was held back from engaging the fleeing suspects to avoid civilian casualties.
Aside from the N2,722,750 cash, 110 parcels of Indian hemp, 50 packs of codeine and 12 packs of rephnol were recovered from the scene.
Also, 6 packs of uniplex codeine, 4 packs of Pandeen expectorant, 2 packs of emzoline, 3 packs of backwoods honey, 1 carton of max cough codeine, axes, cutlasses and dangerous charms were also said to be recovered by the police.
“Efforts are being made to arrest the fleeing dealers,” Ajogun assured.
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