Male, 25, drowns in Jigawa dam as NDLEA raid drug peddlers’ hideout


The Cops Command in Jigawa states a 25- year-old guy, Abubakar Lawan of Shaiskawa town in Kazaure City government Location (LGA) of the state passed away on Wednesday after falling under a dam.

SP Abdu Jinjiri, the spokesperson of the command, informed newsmen in Dutse on Thursday that the event took place at about 6 p.m.

Jinjiri stated the deceased fell under the dam while attempting to get away arrest from workers of National Drug Police (NDLEA) who robbed the location believed to be hideout for drug peddlers.

NDLEA operative.

He described that as an outcome, some upset youths assaulted the NDLEA authorities and set their workplace ablaze.

” On Wednesday around 6 p.m., we got a call that some youths set NDLEA workplace ablaze in Kazaure.

” Our officers relocated to the scene right away and saved the workplace from being burnt down. Nevertheless, youths injured among the NDLEA workers,” Jinjiri stated.

He included:” The NDLEA authorities robbed a location near to a dam in the location where youths are believed to be smoking Indian hemp and taking other drugs.

” And while doing so, among them recognized as Abubakar Lawan aged 25 of Shaiskawa town, fall under the dam and drowned.

” As an outcome of that, a few of youths followed and assaulted the workers, in addition to set their workplace.

” Nevertheless, it was just part of the workplace that was impacted.” he stated.

The spokesperson included that no arrest is made up until now in connection with the event.

According to him, examination into the case is continuous with a view to detaining the criminals of the criminal activity.



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