Woman arrested for attempting to smuggle 39 wraps of Indian hemp into Kano prison (photo)

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The Nigerian Prison Service in Kano state have arrested a woman, Rifkatu Anthony, pictured above, for trying to smuggle 39 wraps of Indian Hemps into the prison.

The details of the arrest was contained in a statement released by prison authorities.

Read the full statement below:

The Intelligence Unit of the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) attached to Kano Central Prison has intercepted a female visitor, Rifkatu Anthony, for attempting to smuggle 39 wraps of Indian Hemps into the prison.

The suspect from Badawa Quarters in Kano metropolis cleverly concealed the hard drug in harmless packs with the intention to deliver them to inmates in the prison.

Upon interrogation, Ms Anthony feigned ignorance of the Illicit substance in her possession claiming that the items were given to her by one ThankGod for delivery to the prison inmates.

The Controller of Prisons, Kano, Magaji Abdullah, had commended the officers and men of the command for their untiring efforts in ridding the service of the

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