Customs Seizes N43.1m Tramadol, Penkidol

Tramadol, Penkidol
Tramadol, Penkidol

The Nigeria Customs Service General Strike Force team has seized 1,926 packets of 200 milligrams of Tramadol, 2,190 packets of 225 milligrams of Tramadol Royal and 218 packets of 50 milligrams of Penkidol worth N43.1 million in Niger state.

The trailer conveying the drugs was apprehended along Suleja-Minna and was said to be heading from Kogi state to Kontagora/kebbi.

Showing newsmen, the seized drugs at the Niger/Kogi/Kwara Zonal office of the Nigeria Customs Service in Minna, the National Coordinator of the Strike Force Team, Deputy Controller Abdullahi Kirawa said that the drugs were ‘carefully, shrewdly and craftily concealed in the trailer.”

He pointed out that the Tramadol found was above the limit allowed by law which was the reason why it was seized adding that although the arrest was made with suspects, the suspects had been released on administrative bail while investigation is ongoing to unravel the real owner of the goods.

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