Western Regional Police, Ghana, has arrested five Nigerians for allegedly trading in contraband and over the counter medicines, mostly for pen*s and buttocks enlargement.
The country’s Pharmacy Council, the body that regulates the sale of medicines had observed the increase in itinerant drug peddling business across the country and vowed to clamp down on their operations.
The Nigerians were arrested after a swoop by the Western Region Office of the Council with the support of the Police.
The five of them were arrested in the Prestea Huni-Valley District while a Ghanaian woman among them, who escaped had her wares running into thousands of Ghana cedis confiscated.
Empire FM reported that most of the drugs being sold by the Nigeriens are meant for the enlargement of male organ and female buttock.
However, ASP Simon Deta, the Huni-Valley District Crime Officer in an interview with the radio starion stated that the five arrested will be investigated and prosecuted.
He added that other foreign nationals engaged in drug peddling in the country will be arrested.