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Female drug trafficker disguised as visitor arrested in Kuje custodial centre — NCoS

The Nigerian Correctional Service, NCoS, FCT Command has arrested a woman, Precious Yusuf trying to push in drugs to inmates of medium Security Custodial Centre Kuje, Abuja...READ THE FULL STORY HERE▶

This is contained in a statement by the Command Public Relations Officer, CPRO, Samson Duza, on Wednesday, July 10, 2024, in Abuja.

Mr Duza said that the lady came into the Kuje custodial centre on Tuesday, July 9 disguised as a visitor to an inmate

He said that it was during the usual routine search by officers of the centre that items suspected to be Indian hemp, and other dangerous drugs concealed in food packs in a carton were recovered

“The culprit confessed to having been sent to bring this to an inmate of the custodial centre,” he said

Mr Duza quoted the Controller, FCT Command, Ibrahim Usman as ordering that the suspect be handed over to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, for further investigation and prosecution.

Mr Usman, however, warned drug peddlers to desist from trying to smuggle illicit substances into the custodial centres in the guise of visits’ saying that officers and men were on alert to deflate such plots.

He called on the general public and well-meaning Nigerians to support the Service in its reformatory pursuit to keep society safe while assuring the public of safe custody of those legally interned.

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