Men of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC have nabbed a suspected drug seller,Chidi Ebere with 20 packs of substance, suspected to be indian hemps neatly sealed in a carton
Ebere was arrested while trying to retrieve the substance at the Ikare office of the FRSC claiming he was involved in an earlier accident at Oba Akoko by an Abuja bound vehicle where the Indian hemps were recovered.
The driver of the ill-fated vehicle was said to have been rushed to Iwaro-Oka General Hospital for treatment.
The Unit Commander,Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC)Ikare-Akoko, Jimoh Basiru said Ebere was asked to show evidence of ownership and what was inside the carton,but he lied.
He said they forced him to open the carton and in an attempt to obey the order,he escaped, but was later apprehended.
Basiru said Ebere in his confessional statement, said he was selling spare parts in Abuja and was financially down which prompted him to contact a friend in Lagos who told him to bring the drugs to him to get money.
Ebere who claimed that this is the first time he would involve in such act has been handed over to officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).