Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have arrested a 42-year-old man taking hundreds of hid opioid tablets to insurgents’ enclave within the Banki space of Borno State.
The anti-narcotics company additionally arrested a six-month pregnant girl; and a mom of three youngsters and three different girls for drug trafficking, in main interdiction operations carried out by its operatives.
This was because the company seized over 7,609 kilograms of various illicit medicine in eight states.
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The spokesperson for the NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, revealed the developments in an announcement on Sunday.
Babafemi stated, “In Borno State, a 42-year-old suspected provider of illicit medicine to insurgents in Banki, a border area between Nigeria and Cameroon, Ahmad Mohammed, was arrested by the NDLEA operatives on Friday, February 9, at Bama checkpoint. When his baggage was searched, 20,000 capsules of tramadol had been recovered from him whereas on his strategy to ship the opioid consignment within the border city.
“A six-month pregnant lady, Amarachi Akaolisa, 25, and one other girl, Ifeoma Iheanyi, 21, had been amongst six suspects arrested for dealing in illicit substances in Oraifite and Umuni-Evili, Aguleri, Anambra State. Others nabbed embrace: Okwuchukwu Chukwuka; Onyedika Ngwu; Ekene Hyginus and Nzomiwu Ikechukwu. Recovered from them had been over six kilograms of hashish, tramadol, diazepam and codeine syrup in raids carried out NDLEA operatives between Tuesday, February 6 and Thursday, February 8, in components of the state.
“The bulk of seizures was made in Nasarawa State the place the NDLEA operatives performing on credible intelligence on Sunday, February 4, intercepted a truck marked Lagos JJJ 64 YC conveying 367 jumbo luggage of hashish sativa weighing 4,037 kilograms from Akure, Ondo State to be delivered on the Shabu space of Lafia, the state capital. Three suspects: Shuaibu Liman, 35; Monday Audu, 33, and Linus Samuel, 42 have been arrested in reference to the seizure.
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“In Lagos, two ladies, Boluwatife Adebayo and Omolade Fola Adebayo, were among the suspects arrested during raids in parts of the state on Saturday, February 10. While Ogah Sunday Adole and Boluwatife Adebayo were arrested at Agidingbi, Ikeja, in connection with 220grams of cannabis, 10.6 litres of codeine syrup, and other psychotropic substances, Omolade Adebayo was nabbed at Ijesha with various quantities of cannabis, codeine syrup, rohypnol and molly.”
He famous that operatives in Abuja arrested the duo of Jibrin Shuaibu, 23, and Prosper Innih, 17, with 169 luggage and 80 blocks of compressed hashish sativa weighing 1,961.5kgs hid in a truck with registration quantity Ogun WDE 557 XC.
In one other operation by the operatives in Abuja on Tuesday, February 6, a suspect, Abdulhameed Dauda, 27, was arrested with 89kgs of the identical psychoactive substance loaded into his truck in Owo, Ondo State to be delivered at Gwagwalada within the FCT.
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On the identical day, he stated operatives additionally intercepted one other driver, Hassan Ade, 30, transporting 696.5kgs of the identical substance loaded in Idoani, Ondo State to be delivered at Gwagwalada and Dei-Dei in FCT. A follow-up operation led to the arrest of a mom of three youngsters, Mrs Joy Chukwuka, 42, linked with the consignment.
Babafemi added, “In Ondo State, other than the seizure of 633.5kgs of hashish at Eleyere, Ogbese in Akure North LGA, the NDLEA operatives additionally recovered 59 jumbo luggage of the identical substance loaded in a truck marked GAD 287 XA heading to the Northern a part of the nation.
“Detergents had been sprayed on the hashish luggage ostensibly to suppress the odour of the psychoactive weed, whereas 192 packs of desk water had been loaded on high to hide the illicit consignment.
“No fewer than 187kgs of the same substance were seized by operatives at Sapele Road, Benin, Edo State while in Kano, the NDLEA officers on Monday, February 5, arrested 58-year-old Bashir Attahir in Bachirawa area of the state with 216,000 pills of tramadol 250mg.”
Another suspect, Ejike Nmenme, 47, he stated, was nabbed the next day Tuesday, February 6, with 25,190 capsules of tramadol and totally different portions of rohypnol and codeine syrup alongside the Emir Road, Sabon Gari space of town whereas the duo of Yusuf-Abdullahi Musa, 35, and Yusuf Musa, 28, had been nabbed at Gadar Tamburawa, with 1,000 ampoules of tramadol injection on