A 50-year-old Mr. Sunday Isaac, who was arrested while trying to deliver 173 parcels of Indian hemp from Zaria in Kaduna to Daura in Katsina has said he was promised N50,000 for the delivery job.
Speaking with newsmen shortly after being paraded by men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), he said the money would be given to him after delivering the message.
It was reports that Isaac was arrested alongside one Hamisu Salisu, the bus conductor, while the bus driver is still on the run.
Parading the suspects, the NSCDC spokesman in Katsina State, DSC Mohammed Tukur, disclosed this while handing over the suspects and the exhibit to the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
According to him, “the arrest followed a tip-off the Katsina State Command received and immediately swung into action and was able to arrest the suspects and the exhibit on July 6, 2021 around 7:30pm.
“The exhibit was conveyed all the way from Lagos State in a trailer carrying fish, belonging to a fish dealer in Katsina.”