- Police have arrested nine people in Kumasi for dealing in banned drugs
- The suspects comprise seven Nigerians and two Ghanaians
- They are being held in police custody as investigations continue
Police in Kumasi have arrested two Ghanaians and seven Nigerians for importing banned drugs and selling them to the public.
A police investigation led to the arrest of the seven Nigerians, who then mentioned two Ghanaians are their suppliers.
The Nigerians are Abubakari Ibrahim, 24; Abubakari Osman, 20; Abdul-Salam Abubakari, 30; Adamu Seidu, 22; Mohamadu Mansour, 18; and Mahamadu Ibrahim Nurudeen, 22.
Acting on the information received from the Nigerians, the police raided a store at Alarba in Kumasi and caught the the two Ghanaians selling several banned drugs, including “Vargra Extra150", "Tramadol 222 milligram", “Black Cobra 150”, and “Ibuglo plus”.
Chinese drugs and local drugs packaged in bottles were also retrieved by the police.
The Ghanaians involved are Samira Abdul-Kadir, 30, and Margaret Mensah, 25.
Police say the nine suspects are being held in police custody as investigations into their conduct continues.
Police have also sent the drugs to the laboratory for tests, in a bid to build a legal case against the suspects.
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