SS3 pupil arrested in Gombe for drug peddling


From Sola Shittu, Gombe

A Senior Secondary School 3 pupil has been arrested in Gombe State charged with being a courier of illicit drugs.

Also apprehended was one Ephraim Kadiri who allegedly murdered a commercial cyclist.

Both suspects were paraded on Thursday by the state police command.

Kadiri said he robbed his victim of his commercial motorcyclist and sold it for N120,000 at Lamorde, a border town with Adamawa State.

The schoolboy, Babayo Yahaya, 21, was reportedly caught with 107 packs of banned Tramadol capsules and 59 sachets of other illicit tablets.

Commissioner of Police Maikudi Shehu told journalists in Gombe that the suspected drug peddler, a student of Bolari East Secondary School, offered his men N1million bribe, which they refused.



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