Police Apprehends Widow For Dealing On Drugs In Kano, By ABDULLAHI RABIU, Kano 

POLICE in Kano State has arrested a  30-year-old widow, Jamila Abdullahi, for allegedly involved in the sales of rubber solution and other intoxicants at Kwanar Ungoggo in Ungoggo  local government area of the  state.
 The Suspect was  intercepted and found with 35 tubes of rubber solution, a type of highly intoxicating hard drug in a container she use in selling them to her prospective buyers.
Jamila, was arrested on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at about 10am by a team of Operation Puff Adder led by the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Ungogo Division, SP Murtala Mohammed Fagam, while on surveillance patrol along Kwanar Ungogo area.
Confirming this , the Command’s Spokesman, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, said that the command had received credible information that the widow was a major dealer in Rubber Solution in Ungogo Local Government Area and its environs.
Kiyawa said before her arrest, the command had received a report on March 30 of Jamila’s engagement in buying and selling illicit drugs.
This reportedly prompted the state Commissioner of Police, Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, to direct Ungogo DPO to invite the Woman and Community Policing stakeholders of the area.
In her response to the invitation, She signed an undertaking in the presence of her relatives and their ward head, with the promise not to be involved in such an act again.
“During investigation, Jamila confessed that she is a Widow, and she has been in the business of buying and selling Rubber Solution for over two years,” the PPRO stated.
The widow added that after she was first invited, she stopped the Sale but later continued.
She further confessed that she used to buy the intoxicants from a man who escaped from Nigeria when he learnt  of her arrest.
Kiyawa said that the state police boss had directed a discreet investigation at the command’s Criminal Investigation Department, after which the suspect would be arraigned in Court for prosecution.
The Commissioner of Police, in his comment, reiterated his determination not to allow criminals have a hiding place in the state.
“They are advised to either repent or leave the state completely,” Dikko said, while he urged residents to continue to pray for the state and the nation, and always report incidences of criminality  to the nearest Police stations.
Promising that rigorous patrol, raids of criminal hideouts, and black spots would continue throughout the state.