NDLEA arrest 42-year-old drug peddler in Borno

A 42-year-old man, Ahmad Mohammed, responsible for supplying drugs to insurgents in Borno State has been arrested by the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency.

This was contained in a statement on Sunday by the agency’s Director, Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi.

According to the statement, the suspect is part of 24 suspected traffickers and dealers recently arrested by its operatives.

The statement revealed Mohammed was supplying illicit drugs to insurgents in Banki, a border region between Nigeria and Cameroon.

The statement further added, “The following day Monday 5th February, operatives in Abuja, FCT arrested the duo of Jibrin Shuaibu, 23, and Prosper Innih, 17, with 169 bags and 80 blocks of compressed cannabis sativa weighing 1,961.5kgs concealed in a truck with registration number Ogun WDE 557 XC.

“The truck was intercepted during a stop and search operation along Abaji – Abuja highway on their way from Uzeba to Dei-Dei, FCT.”


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