February 25, 2024
NDLEA Arrests Insurgents’ Drug Supplier, Intercepts 7.6 Tons Of Illicit Drugs
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NDLEA Arrests Insurgents’ Drug Supplier, Intercepts 7.6 Tons Of Illicit Drugs

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a 42-year-old man said to be transporting a large quantity of concealed opioid pills to an insurgents’ enclave in the Banki area of Borno State.

In a statement on Sunday, NDLEA spokesperson, Mr. Femi Babafemi, says the suspect is among 24 people who were arrested in connection to drug trafficking across the country in eight states where a total of over 7,600 kilograms of assorted illicit drugs were seized.

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Also arrested was a six-months pregnant lady, a mother of three children, and three other women in major interdiction operations.

According to the spokesman, the bulk of the seizures was made in Nasarawa state where NDLEA operatives, acting on credible intelligence intercepted a truck marked Lagos JJJ 64 YC conveying 367 jumbo bags of cannabis sativa weighing over 4,000 kilograms from Akure, Ondo state, to be delivered at Shabu area of Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital.

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