A young man identified as Clement Jacob has been arrested by the Nigerian Prison Service, Federal Capital Territory Command, for smuggling marijuana into the Abuja prison.
The young man who was arrested for smuggling marijuana into the Abuja prison, is said to be a resident of Dei-Dei in Abuja and it was reportedly meant for an inmate identified as Emeka Onyedikachi. Confirming the arrest of the suspect, the Command’s Public Relations Officer Chukwuedo Humphrey said Jacob was arrested by one Inspector Hussain Ibrahim, who noticed the exchange of sandals between him and Onyejikacki and conducted a search on the suspect.
“During the search, Hussain carefully tore open the sole of the sandals, thereby exposing the illegal transaction. Upon interrogation, Jacob, who initially feigned ignorance, divulged that one Mrs Emeka had called him to assist her in paying Mr Emeka a visit.He was also instructed to exchange his footwear with the inmate before leaving the premises” he said.