NAN reports that two sisters,Mrs Atinuke Adebayo,32,and Miss Shade Oyetubi,24, were apprehended by officers of Nigeria Prison Services while trying to smuggle marijuana to their brother in cell.
According to NAN,their brother,Babatunde is facing charges of assault and armed robbery before Justice Sedoten Ogunsanya.
Speaking with pressmen, the prison official who foiled the plan ,Mr A.R.Muhammed said the two sisters had approached him that they wanted to see their brother.
NAN also said that, Shade was holding cellophane bag and when he questioned her about its content, they told him it contained leather slippers.
He said he insisted that the bag must be searched, and behold! 11 wraps of marijuana and a jar of vaseline were found in the bag.
Inmate usually insert wraps of marijuana in their anus with the help of vaseline and excrete them inside the prison yard “Muhammad said.
Shade told pressmen that one of her brother’s friend, Jamiu, gave her the hard drugs to deliver to him.On her part, Adebayo said she had three children and was the elder sister to Shade and Babatunde.
Adebayo said that she used to come to court see brother whenever his matter was on trial.
She however, denied the knowledge of her younger sister’s motive to carry marijuana to Babatunde inside the cell.
According to NAN the two were later handed over to Police officers from the Area F Police Command for further investigations and prosecution.