Smuggler tries to smuggle Indian hemp Into prisonJune 8, 2018
Officers of Kuje prison in Abuja apprehended a Miss Ijeoma Franca after she was caught trying to smuggle Indian hemp into the Medium Security Prisons, Kuje, Abuja.
In a statement released to newsmen, the spokesperson of the FCT Prison Command, Humphrey Chukwuedo, said that the banned substance was concealed in a carton of biscuit and was discovered while she was being searched by the prison officials. When interrogated, Franca said a man named Daniel asked her to deliver the substance to his brother called Miracle Amechi, who is an inmate in the prison.
“During the interrogation, she claimed that a Mr Daniel had made her to take some package to his brother, Mr Miracle Amechi, who is an inmate in Kuje prisons and the package includes a carton of spicy biscuit, rolls of milk and milo, shirts and N2,500 and that she was ignorant of the real content of the carton of spicy biscuit,” the statement read.
Franca is said to have been handed over to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency(NDLEA) for further action and investigation.