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Igando Police Division Arrested Six Suspects With Large Quantity Of Poisonous Cow Skin - By Tony Okpe

 
Igando Police Division in Lagos Arrested Six Suspects with Large Quantity of Poisonous Cow Skins Popularly known as Ponmo. On saturday at about 5.00am,the division acting on credible information from a credible source that a Truck load of Cow skins, popularly called 'PONMO', suspected  to be  poisonous were heaped in a warehouse at No 9 College road, Igando; a team of Police Officers led by the Divisional Police Officer Igando, CSP Taiwo Kasumu, mobilized to the scene. The huge pillage and pyramid of poisonous ponmo and the chemicals used in the preservation of the Cow skins were recovered. One TATA Truck with Registration number AKD-375-XB which was used in conveying the goods was impounded. Officials of Lagos State Ministry of Health were contacted and after due examination, the Cow skins were confirmed to be poisonous and NOT FIT FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION. Six suspects namely 1. Adelowo yinka m 50 yrs of No. 1 Ifelodunstreet Agric road Egan  truck driver; 2. Olawumi Onabanjo f, 40yrs of No.3 olunshabiko street Itere Ogun state; 3.Omowumi Wasiu f, 43yrs of new site muwo Badagry; 4. Adeshokan Taiwo 'm', 43yrs  of no fixed address;  5. Iyabo oluwa f, 38 of Ifelodun street Igegun ikotun; and 6. Taye Kazeem m, 40yrs of No 11 disu street street off ijagemon road Ijegun ikotun were arrested in connection with the case. The Commissioner of Police Lagos State Command, CP Zubairu Muazu mni assured Lagosians that the Police Command is determined to continually protect life and property of the people as well as preservation of Public Health and Safety as enshrined in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Investigation is ongoing to ascertain the source and destinations of those poisonous food items. Suspects will be charged to Court.

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