The police in Bayelsa State have raided a hideout used in producing and selling illicit drugs at Gbarantoru community, a suburb of Yenagoa, and arrested four dealers.
Police spokesman in the state, SP Asinim Butswat, said in a statement on Tuesday, that the anti-kidnapping unit of the command acted on a tip off and raided the hideout.
He revealed that during the operation, police operatives recovered a large quantity of crystal meth, weed suspected to be Indian hemp and other illicit drugs.
He said, “Based on a tip off that criminals were producing and selling illicit drugs at Gbarantoru community, operatives of the anti-kidnapping unit, on 11 April, 2022, at about 0300 hours, raided the hideout and recovered large quantities of crystal meth, weed suspected to be Indian hemp and other illicit drugs.
“Josephine Chibuzo (51-f) Chibuzor Uzor (33-m) Timi Peter (25-m) and Favour Josiah (25-f) were arrested.”