The Nigerian Jail Service in Kano state have arrested a girl, Rifkatu Anthony, pictured above, for making an attempt to smuggle 39 wraps of Indian Hemps into the jail.
The main points of the arrest was contained in an announcement launched by jail authorities.
The Intelligence Unit of the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) hooked up to Kano Central Jail has intercepted a feminine customer, Rifkatu Anthony, for trying to smuggle 39 wraps of Indian Hemps into the jail.
The suspect from Badawa Quarters in Kano metropolis cleverly hid the onerous drug in innocent packs with the intention to ship them to inmates within the jail.
Upon interrogation, Ms Anthony feigned ignorance of the Illicit substance in her possession claiming that the gadgets got to her by one ThankGod for supply to the jail inmates.
The Controller of Prisons, Kano, Magaji Abdullah, had counseled the officers and males of the command for his or her untiring efforts in ridding the service of the menace of trafficking.
Just lately, the Controller Normal of Prisons, Ja’afaru Ahmed, permitted the the dismissal of jail personnel for aiding trafficking (smuggling) and illicit medicine into the jail yard for prisoners.
The motion of the controller basic was a part of a concerted effort by the administration to proceed to keep up self-discipline and be sure that inmates in jail custody had been solely dealt with by these with the required rectitude to take action.
“There isn’t a gainsaying that exposing inmates to using onerous medicine is an anathema to the reformation purpose of the Prisons Service because it doesn’t solely precipitate well being problems but additionally constitutes safety danger to harmless lives in and across the jail,,” the assertion famous.
Mr. Ja’afaru subsequently, warned that any officer caught aiding or failing to apprehend smugglers might be proven the best way out of the service as they haven’t any enterprise being in a personality reformation company. He had assured the general public that the administration of the NPS would stay irrevocably dedicated to maintain the peace and calm now present in prisons throughout the nation with a purpose to improve reformation and rehabilitation of offenders in prisons custody.