Policewoman heads drug business, 355 wraps of weeds retrieved
The Delta State Police Command has arrested a policewoman for heading a drug business at the Asaba area of Delta Stata.
The woman, a corporal, has been identified as Ekwetafia Marvins, with Force F/NO 068818. She is attached to Orerokpe Police Division.
She was arrested after a surveillance squad, while acting on intelligence reports, raided hideouts in Ugbomro Community Warri, between the hours of 1:40 pm and 4: pm.
Other arrested along with her are Efe Onyesor, 29 years old, and Emmanuel Eno, 32 years old.
According to sources, at least161 bottles of Codeine syrup, 355 wraps of SK weeds, 28 packets of roll bond, seven sachets of Swinol tablets, five sachets of Rophynol drugs, 34 sachets of Dizampam sleeping pills, 84 sachets of tramadol 200mg each, 21 sachets of Postinor abortion pills and one ash colour Lexus RX 350, with registration number, KUJ 484 CA, were recovered from Marvins and cronies.
The police said: “Crack Surveillance Team acting on intelligence gathered, raided criminal hideouts in Ugbomro community Warri, arrested F/No 068818 W/CPL Ekwetafia Marvins attached to Orerokpe Div who operates a drug ghetto. One Efe Onyesor, 29, and one Emmanuel Eno, 32, were arrested. Police recovered the following exhibits, 161 bottles of codeine syrup, 355 wraps of SK weeds, 28 packets of roll bond, seven sachets of swinol tablets, five sachets of Rohypnol drugs, 34 sachets of diazepam sleeping pills, 84 sachets of tramadol 200mg each, 21 sachets of postinor abortion pills and one ash colour Lexus RX 350 with registration number KUJ 484 CA. further interrogation is ongoing.”
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