Two cannabis Sativa dealers arrested by NDLEA
Operatives of the Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested two suspected cannabis Sativa dealers in Kaduna State.
The Director, Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi said that the suspects, Mohammed Mustapha Dalhatu and Maikudi Hassan were arrested in Kaduna State.
Dalhatu was arrested at Sabon Gari Zaria with eight bags of cannabis Sativa weighing 67kg, while Hassan was arrested at Gubuci village of Ikara LGA with five bags of cannabis weighing 54.2kg.
Babafemi said: “On Thursday 15th September operatives also arrested Mary Ugwu and Hawwa Idi, at Anchau town, Kubau LGA with 721 ampoules of pentazocine injection; 37,000 tablets of exol-5 and nine ampoules of diazepam injection as well as 6.8kg of rubber solution. In Edo, operatives recovered 285kg of cannabis in two raids at Okpuje, Owan West LGA, on Friday 16th Sept, while in Lagos, 972.5kg of the same substance was recovered from an electronic shop at Alaba Int’l market and one of the suspects, Mrs. Ebere Aja, 38, arrested. No less than 335.1kg of cannabis was also seized in a raid at Kwanar Kundum area of Bauchi town, with two suspects: Usman Garba and Najib Ibrahim, arrested.”
While directing the Kogi state command to immediately hand the arms and ammunition seized to the police for further investigation, the Chairman of the NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) commended the officers and men of the command as well as their counterparts in MMIA, Kano, Kaduna, Edo, Lagos, and Bauchi, for their vigilance and resilience. He charged them and others across the country to remain focused as they daily discharge their responsibilities.”BEWARE All Rights Reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or part without prior express written permission from Juliana Francis