Four suspects have been arrested with 298 bags of Indian hemp by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency attached to the Kaduna State Command.
The NDLEA state Commander, Mr Ibrahim Braji, said the suspects were arrested on the evening of January 3, at Tasu Mahuta community on Refinery Road, Chikun Local Government Area of the state.
The four suspects were two females and two males and bags of Indian hemp weighing 3,576kg were recovered from them.
NDLEA operatives are now investigating the matter to unravel other suspects for arrest and prosecution.
A 60-year-old grandmother, two other women and two men were among those arrested during interdiction operations.
5,527.15 kilograms of methamphetamine and cannabis sativa, as well as 132,090 tablets of tramadol and 2,000 bottles of codeine were recovered by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA across four states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja in the past week.[ruby_related heading=”More Read” total=5 layout=1]
Spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Sunday, December 4, 2022, said the grandma, Mrs. Ibinosun Sandra Esther was arrested in Ibadan, Oyo state in a follow up operation following the seizure of 5.5kg Loud variant of cannabis imported into the country from South Africa.
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