Not less than 29 suspected drug dealers have been arrested by the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Command in Borno state.
Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, the corps commandant told newsmen in Maiduguri that the corps went on a joint patrol with the military, which was initiated by security agents to stem criminal activities and enhance security network in the state.
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He said the operation aided the arrests of the suspects yesterday.
He disclosed that the suspects were arrested at various locations in the metropolis, adding that large quantities of suspected psychotropic substances were also recovered from them.
He said that the suspects would be handed over to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), for prosecution.