Police Arrest Two Attempting To Change Dates Of 70 Cartons Of Drugs That Expired Since 2016


Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two men with seventy cartons of expired drugs.

Spokesperson of the command, Benjamin Hundeyin, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, February 4, 2024,

According to the PPRO, officers from the Okokomaiko Division stopped the suspicious Volkswagen LT bus for a search and found seventy cartons of Feed Fine Cyproheptadine Caplets 4g, which all had an expiry date of 2016.

Upon interrogation, the two occupants in the bus said they were transporting the expired drugs to an individual in Alaba to change the expiry dates after which the drugs would be taken to Port Harcourt for sale.

“At about 5:40 pm on Saturday, a patrol team from Okokomaiko Division stopped and searched a Volkswagen LT bus at Afromedia,” the PPRO stated.

“Found in the bus were seventy cartons of Feed Fine Cyproheptadine Caplets 4g, all with an expiry date of 2016.

“The two occupants of the vehicle, Augustine Egemoye ‘m’ aged 60, and Innocent Eremosele ‘m’ aged 35 confessed they were taking the expired drugs to somebody in Alaba who would change the expiry dates and thereafter proceeded with the drugs to Port-Harcourt to be sold.

“Suspects, drug and the vehicle are currently in custody.

“Efforts are on to arrest the owner of the drugs, the individual altering expiry dates and other indicted persons.”

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