The Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested one Noah Olaore allegedly with 114 bags of weeds suspected to be hemp, also called marijuana .
The state Police Public Relations Officer , Abimbola Oyeyemi , said the suspect was arrested on December 29 , 2017 , in front of M . K .O. Abiola International Stadium, Kuto , Abeokuta .
He explained that the arrest of the suspect followed a tip-off received by men of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad that some hoodlums who specialised in smuggling hard drugs from the Republic of Benin into the state were on their way .
He said , “As soon as they got the information , a team of FSARS men , led by Adeyemi Akeem , was detailed to go after the hoodlums and they intercepted the vehicle in front of M .K . O. Abiola International Stadium, Kuto , where the suspect was arrested with the exhibits . ”
Oyeyemi said further investigation led the police to Igbo Ora in Oyo State where more bags of the illicit weeds were recovered , which later made the total bags of hemp recovered to be 114.
He added that the state Commissioner of Police , Ahmed Iliyasu , had ordered a full scale investigation into the case with the aim of arresting accomplices .
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