Friday, 27 November 2015

NDLEA seizes N2.5m Indian hemp in Zaria

NDLEA1The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, says it has seized Indian hemp and some other drugs worth N2.5 million in Zaria, Kaduna State.
Mr Sunday Azinge, the Zonal Commander of the agency in Zaria, disclosed the news
Azinge said that the agency had also arrested 17 suspects including a 70-year-old man in connection with the crime.
He said the intercepted drugs include; 96 bags of cannabis valued at N25,000 each and 67 compressed wraps valued at N7,000 each.

He said the seizure and arrest were made by the agencys drug task force.
“This is a task force established by the Kaduna Stare Government. It comprises both the military, para-military and the Police.
“We all work together to achieve one goal – drug-free society.
“We started operation in October and we have recorded a lot of success. As you can see, almost one tone of cannabis sativa has been seized, Azinge said.
According to him, if the intercepted drugs are allowed to go into circulation they could cause a lot of havoc in the society.

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