Early on Saturday morning at about 5.00am, a team of Police Officers led by the Divisional Police Officer Igando have discovered a Truck load of Cow skins, popularly called ‘PONMO’, suspected to be poisonous heaped in a warehouse at No 9 College road, Igando.
The huge pillage and pyramid of poisonous ponmo and the chemicals used in the preservation of the Cow skins have also been recovered.
Six suspects were arrested in connection with the case. A TATA Truck with Registration number AKD-375-XB which was used in conveying the goods was also impounded.
Officials of Lagos State Ministry of Health who were contacted confirmed to be poisonous and not fit for human consumption.
The Commissioner of Police Lagos State Command, CP Zubairu Muazu mni has 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.