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Police arrest 9 suspects with N11.1m fake dettol soap in Kano

24 November 2015, 06:56

Kano - The police in Kano have arrested nine persons for allegedly selling fake and substandard dettol soap and liquid disinfectants.

The Public Relations Officer of the state's Police Command, Magaji Majiya, told the media in Kano on Monday.

He said the suspects were apprehended at the Sabon Gari Market in Kano following a letter of complaint from some concerned citizen in the state.

Also read: 16-year-old arrested for selling fake wine

"After receiving the letter, the ambush squad swung into action and raided the market where six retailers and three dealers were arrested," he said.

He said that items recovered from the suspects included 1,301 cartons of the product, four cartons of soap valued at N11.1 million.

Majiya said as soon as investigation was completed, the suspects would be charged to court for prosecution.

He appealed to the public to continue to cooperate with security agencies in order to rid the state of criminals.



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