NDLEA Arrests Drug Peddlers, Seizes Indian Hemp, Cocaine


The Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has seized one kilogramme of cocaine and 511.3 kg of Indian hemp in Kaduna state.

Umar Adoro, the sector commander made the announcement at a news conference on Saturday.

He revealed that the hard drugs were confiscated between Wednesday and Thursday Adoro also said operatives of agency seized the cocaine and arrested two suspects at Mando Motor Park in the state capital on Thursday.

He added that on April 11, the operatives seized 441kg of Indian hemp from a suspect who was arrested.

Adoro said the agency seized 12.1kg of Indian hemp and arrested yet another suspect on Wednesday.

He said the two seizures and arrests were made on the Abuja-Kaduna Express Road.

The sector commander also said that on April 17, NDLEA operatives seized three kilogrammes of Indian hemp when a suspect was arrested at Makarfi Road in Rigasa area of the state capital.

Also on April 21, operatives of the agency seized 10.6kg of Indian hemp and arrested a suspect at Kargi Village of Kubau Local Government Area of the state.

A day before that, 44.kg of Indian hemp was seized on the Abuja-Kaduna Express Road and one suspect was arrested.

Mr Adoro said a total of 511.3kg of Indian hemp was seized in Kaduna State between April 11 and Friday, April 22.

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