By Martin Iyonguvihi
The Benue State Police Command has intercepted and arrested a suspected drug dealer, Obinna Nsofor, 38 cartons of tramadol tablets along Enugu-Otukpa road in Benue.
A statement by the Benue State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Sewuese Anene, in Makurdi on Tuesday said, the suspect was intercepted in a Hilux vehicle during a stop and search operation along Enugu-Otukpa road.
The statement reads in part; “On 09/10/2022 at about 0930hrs while Policemen on stop and search duty along Enugu-Otukpa road intercepted a Hilux vehicle driven by Obinna Nsofor and one other.
“On sighting the Police patrol team, they took to their heels but they were chased and arrested by the police. On the spot search of the said vehicle led to the recovery of thirty eight (38) cartons of tramadol tablets.”
She said: “Investigation is ongoing to identify the source of these drugs and the expected destination.”