The Kaduna state branch of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) has arrested three suspects for allegedly attempting to supply hard drugs concealed in a loaf of bread to a suspect in police custody.

The suspects, identified as John Solomon (male, 38 years), Kunle Oluwale (male, 45 years), and James Daniel Baba (male, 45 years), all residents of Sabon Wuse, Abuja, were arrested at the charge room of the SCID Kaduna.

Confirming their arrest to newsmen, the spokesperson of the command, ASP Mansir Hassan, in a statement released, said the suspects were found with a Bomtel handset and an unspecified quantity of drugs hidden inside a loaf of bread.

According to the PPRO,

“They attempted to persuade the Charge Room Officer (CRO) to deliver the loaf of bread to one Gideon Amao, a suspect currently under investigation by the SCID.

Photographs of the suspects and the recovered items have been taken. The investigation is ongoing, and further developments will be communicated in due course.

The Commissioner of Police CP AUDU ALI DABIGI psc, warn Officers to stay vigilant and observant in order to avoid any unfortunate incidences from happening”


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