The Jigawa State Police Command has arrested fourteen suspected Drug peddlers after raiding three hideouts in Dutse Local Government Area of the state.
SP Abdu Jinjiri, the Police Spokesman in the state, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Thursday.
According to Jinjiri , the raid was carried out by men of the command at Yantifa, Three Star Junction and Gindin Dinya areas suspected to be the hideouts of the peddlers.
“The raid was carried out yesterday at about 4.00 p.m after the command received intelligence reports on activities of the suspects.
“The raid was part of the command’s resolve to clamp down on drug peddlers and drug abusers in the state.”
Jinjiri, however, said seven of the suspects were released after they were found not guilty while the others would be charged to court as soon as investigation into the case was completed.
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