A young woman identified as Zainab Musa has been arrested by the Nigerian Correctional Services for allegedly attempting to smuggle hard drugs to inmates in Kurmawa, Kano state.
Spokesperson Kano state command of Correctional Services, DSP Musbahu Lawan Kofar , confirmed the incident explaining that the suspect is from Hotoro quarters in Kano metropolis in Nasarawa local government area of Kano state.
Lawan said the woman was arrested on Thursday evening while attempting to smuggle 360 Exol drugs into the prison.
“The lady was arrested while attempting to smuggle about 360 Exol drugs into Kurmawa prison hidden inside soup while bringing food to her brother”. He stated.
He added the case was still under investigation and will be handed over to the police for further investigations.
When interrogated the suspect said the food was given to her by one Abdullahi to deliver to her brother in the prison.