India hemp festival nine secondary school boys arrested


About nine persons, mostly secondary school boys, have been arrested for organizing India hemp festival in Kwara State.

The arrested persons were of secondary school age.

Police of the Adewole Divisional station, said the culprits were rounded up in Aiyetoro ASA Dam area of Ilorin, on Tuesday.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the incident.

Also speaking on the development, National President of Ilorin Emirate Descendant Progressive Union, Alhaji Abdulhamid Adi said, few days ago, the organisers pasted posters informing that they wanted to hold an Indian hemp festival where they will smoke hemp for a whole day.