Mother, son, uncle arrested with 49 parcels of hemp in Kano

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A 21-year young man, Kabir Mahmud has been arrested by operatives of police with 49 parcels of hemp popularly known as “Wee-wee”. It was gathered that Kabir’s mother, uncle and friend have also been arrested for their roles played connection with hemp.

Police Public Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna confirmed the arrests said the command received an intelligence of Kabir with some sacks believed to be hemp and arrested him at Danbire area of the state.

Kabir was arrested when he took the substance from house at Gadonkaya quarters to a hiding place friend’s house at Danbire. Upon interrogation, he claimed the hemp belongs to father he said had been arrested by the police and was acting under instruction by his mother told him to move the substance from their house to a safe place to avoid the police coming contact with the exhibit during search of their house.

Kabir further claimed that his uncle assisted him to get the tricycle which he used to convey the substance to hide them a safe place.

According to him, “I was preparing to go to work when mom called me to inform me that the police have arrested father. And that I should hurriedly move the hemp in the house to another place to hide it in anticipation of police arrival for and search of the house. “ uncle gave me a helping hand.

He called the tricycle in which we conveyed the substance. “I called a friend of mine residing in Danbare to notify him that I’m coming to hide the hemp in his apartment which he accepted.

“I was in the house and yet to offload the hemp when the Anti-Daba arrested me. “ father is a drug dealer for over 20 years. I also take the helm,” Kabir told the police.

The Police Public Officer, Haruna, however, maintained that the of Police, CP Habu Sani has directed that the case be transferred to state CID for further , find out the source of the substance, how it was smuggled to , where it is sold to thugs terrorizing the state and upon completion of to charge the to .