Ikeja - The Lagos State Rapid Response
Squad (RRS), an arm of the Lagos State Police Command headquartered in Alausa,
Ikeja, on Monday paraded four men found with Indian hemp.
The Leader of the RRS team, Insp. Adeniba Olorunshola, told
newsmen that his team stormed a hideout notorious for the sale of Indian hemp
in Oyingbo area of the state on Sunday.
According to him, the team acted on a tip off and after two
weeks of surveillance decided to swoop in on the hideout.
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Olorunshola said that six bags of Indian hemp were recovered
inside the hideout which had underground escape tunnels.
He said that four suspected peddlers were apprehended but
the main suspect, a man popularly known as "Aroso’’ escaped in the raid that
took place on Sunday night.
He said that the suspects would be handed over to the NDLEA
after investigations had been concluded.
Olorunshola said the manhunt for the drug kingpin, "Aroso’’