Two women arrested with 390 wraps of Indian hemp in Delta

The Delta Police Command has arrested two women with 390 wraps of drugs suspected to be Indian hemp.

The two suspects, Hope Azion, 25, and Joy Okorie, 21, both from Erovie Quarters, Ozoro, Isoko North Local Government Area of the state, were arrested on July 28, 2021.

Acting spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, in a statement on Friday, July 30, said the suspects were nabbed in their hideout during a police raid with the drug concealed in a nylon bag.

“As part of preventive measures to checkmate criminals/cult activities and to also curb drug menace in the Command, on the 28/7/2021 at about 2000hrs the Divisional Police Officer Ozoro raided criminal hideouts at Erovie quarters Ozoro,” he stated.

“During the raid, two suspects namely: Hope Azion ‘f’ 25yrs old of Erovie quarters Ozoro and Joy Okorie ‘f’ 21yrs old of same address were arrested, a nylon bag containing three hundred and ninety (390) wraps of weeds suspected to be cannabis Sativa were recovered from them. Investigation is ongoing.” 

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