Zainab Musa, 20, has been arrested by Nigerian Correctional Services for allegedly trying to smuggle hard drugs to prisoners in Kurmawa, Kano state.
Spokesperson Kano state command of Correctional Services DSP Musbahu Lawan Kofar Nassarawa confirmed the incident to newsmen.
He explained that the suspect is from Hotoro quarters in Kano metropolis in Nasarawa local government area of Kano state.
Lawan said the woman was arrested 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 said the case is still under investigation and will be handed over to the police for further investigations.
The defendant feigned ignorance of drugs in her possession at the time of questioning. She said one Abdullahi gave her the food to deliver to her brother in jail.