Police arrest two with 70 cartons of expired Cyproheptadine Caplets in Lagos

The Lagos Police Command has arrested two suspects, Augustine Egemoye and Innocent Eremosele with seventy cartons of expired feed fine cyproheptadine caplets 4g in Okokomaiko area of Ojo local government.

The suspects were said to be arrested when transporting the expired drugs from Okokomaiko to Alaba market.

Confirming the arrest, the Spokesman for the Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin in a statement posted on his X handle on Sunday, said the suspects were arrested by the patrol team from Okokomaiko Police Division on a stop and search.

Hundeyin said “At about 5:40pm yesterday, a patrol team from Okokomaiko Division stopped and searched a Volkswagen LT bus at Afromedia.

“Found in the bus were seventy cartons of Feed Fine Cyproheptadine Caplets 4g, all with 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 proceed 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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