LNP Makes Major Drug Bust Breakthrough; Seizes Huge Ammunition
Some of the Marijuana displayed Some of the single-barrel ammunition displayed
The Liberia National Police has made a major breakthrough in the fight against crimes in Liberia after it arrested one thousand rounds of ammunition and seized a huge quantity of Marijuana.
Speaking to scores of journalists at the Headquarters of the Liberia National Police on June 1, 2018, the Inspector General of Police, Col. Patrick T. Sudue narrated that in the early morning hours of June 1, 2018, the LNP swiftly moved into the Chocolate City, Garnersville community after receiving a tip-off from intelligence and seized over 776 kg of illicit drug substance believed to be marijuana.
He added that the substances were seized while in route to the home of the dealer, Moses Saah, AKA Daddy who has been identified as prime suspect into the illicit drugs trade. Suspect Saah is currently on the run while an Interpool alert has been made to ensure his arrest.
The Police chief put the street value of the drug to over Two Million, Four Hundred, Eighty Eight Thousand, Eight Hundred Liberian Dollars.
The Liberia National Police is talking to five persons of interest as investigation continues.
Speaking further, the Police boss also disclosed the seizure of ammunitions at the Yeala Border in Zozor District, Lofa County.
In a very strong tone, Col. Sudue told newsmen that the Liberia National Police will continueto go after would be criminal and will not leave any stone unturned.
He said the LNP is doing its best in the fight against crimes with the meager resources available. He called on the Legislators for the increase of budgetary allotment for the Liberia National Police to be able to adequately combat crime in the country.
The Police boss commended the men and women of the Liberia National Police for the job well done in the discharge of their statutory duties. He at the same time thanked the Community Watch Forum of Liberia for the working relationship in the fight against crimes.