The Lagos State Police Command has paraded four workers of an illegal drug manufacturing outfit after a raid of the facility.
Confiscated also are machines used in the processing and production of the fake drug.
According to the Police Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, again. DCP Jimoh Moshood, the suspects were nabbed at Ikotun area of Lagos State through intelligence report.
The suspects, Emeka Madu aka Cabara 47yrs is the Owner Of the suspected Fake Drug Manufacturing Factory, while Eze Young 26yrs, Chijoke Umunna 19yrs, Kingsley Obilo 22yrs were Staff in the suspected Fake Drug Manufacturing Factory
Moshood revealed that Plastic Buckets of different types of fake drugs, Cartons of packed fake drug for distribution, A vehicle being used for the distribution of the suspected fake drug, Large quantity of unprocessed chemicals and substances used in manufacturing the suspected fake drug, Several Machines fabricated for processing, manufacturing and packaging of the suspected fake drug, Forged pharmaceutical papers were retrieved from the illegal drug manufacturing company during the raid.
“The IGP Intelligence Response Team working on credible intelligence stormed and raided a secret suspected fake drug Factory hidden in the residential Area of Ikotun in Lagos State where substantial production, packaging and distribution of suspected fake drug to different parts of the Country is being carried out. These dastard acts may have resulted in several deaths, health complications and physical disabilities to many victims Nationwide.
“The hideout where the suspected fake drug is being illegally produced on No. 2, Okunnenye Street, Ikotun Egbe Area, Lagos State was raided on 13th December, 2018 by Operatives of the IGP Intelligence Response Team (IRT) led by the Commander of the Unit, DCP Abba Kyari where the following suspects, Emeka Madu aka Cabara 47yrs – the owner and leader of the gang operating the suspected fake drug Factory, Eze Young 26yrs, Chijoke Umunna 19yrs and Kingsley Obilo 22yrs were caught and arrested in the act of producing the suspected fake drug with the use of Machines fabricated for processing, manufacturing and packaging of the suspected fake drug. The above listed exhibits were recovered from their possession.
“The suspects confessed to the crime and admitted to the various criminal roles they played in the processing, manufacturing and packaging of suspected fake drug.
“Investigation is on-going and efforts being intensified to arrest the other suspects still at large. All suspects will be arraigned in court on completion of investigation.”