From Ahmad Muhammad, Bauchi
A 34-year-old soldier, Yusuf Gongpolai Adams has been arrested by operatives of Bauchi State Police Command with 81 blocks of suspected cannabis sativa popularly called Indian Hemp.
The soldier was arrested on his way to deliver to abuyer.
Bauchi State Police Commissioner, Umar Mamman Sanda paraded him and other suspects at a news conference at the command’s headquarters in Bauchi.
He said that the soldier was arrested while travelling on Bauchi-Darazo road by operatives of the ‘Safer Highway’ Patrol team of the Command.
The patrol team, he said, intercepted a Toyota Highlander vehicle driven by one Yusuf Gongpolai Adams who later introduced himself as a serving military personnel in Abia State.
The Commissioner, said “The suspect is attached to the Nigerian Army, 145 Battalion, Abia State, and he is presently on a development course at the Nigerian Army School of Environmental and Science Technology, Benue State”.