Police in Jos intercept a truck hiding marijuana under drinks

The Plateau State Police Command says its personnel intercepted a heavy-duty truck transporting assorted drinks and over 100 bags packed with what appeared to be Cannabis sativa.

The state commissioner of police, Okoro Julius Alawari disclosed this to the media on Friday during a press conference  at the state police headquarters in Jos.

Alawari said that the exhibits were found in the truck, concealed under the drinks, by a team of officers during a stop-and-search operation along Kwata Road in the Jos South Local Government Area.

He added that on sighting the police officers while transferring the items to a smaller vehicles, the suspects took to their heels. However, four suspects were arrested alongside the vehicle conveying the exhibits.

The street value and the actual quantity of the exhibits have yet to be evaluated as investigations have commenced to unravel the real owners of the transported items for prosecution.

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