NDLEA seizes 5.8 tons of skunk, hashish in 5 states

NDLEA seizes 5.8 tons of skunk, hashish in 5 states

Monday, November 28, 2022

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The Nationwide Drug Regulation Enforcement Company (NDLEA) has seized 5.8 tonnes of hashish from sellers throughout 5 states, the company’s spokesman, Femi Babafemi, stated on Sunday in Abuja.

Mr Babafemi stated amongst these arrested was a cripple, Ibrahim Yusuf, 45, in possession of 4kg of the psychotropic substance.

He stated that the cripple drug seller was arrested on November 21 at Gasoline Line, Ifo in Ogun State.

The spokesman additionally stated {that a} whole of 36 luggage weighing 570kg of the identical substance have been recovered in a raid at a forest in Ogunmakin, Obafemi Owode Native Authorities Space of the state.

In response to him, the NDLEA operatives on November 22, evacuated 141 luggage of Hashish Sativa with a gross weight of 1,884 kg saved in a warehouse in Okpe forest, Akoko Edo LGA in Edo.

“On Thursday Nov. 24, NDLEA officers arrested Ismaila Abubakar, 50, at Okada junction, Ovia South West LGA with 22 luggage of hashish sativa weighing 216.5kg.

“A day after, operatives additionally seized 112 luggage of hashish sativa saved in Obi Camp forest, Ovia South West LGA weighing 1,512kg.

“This was additionally adopted by one other seizure of 45 luggage that weighed 529.5kg, whereas officers equally intercepted a Toyota Sienna bus with Reg. No. BDG 598 FZ (Lagos) loaded with 566.5kg hashish.

“The bus was going to Onitsha, Anambra, and a suspect, Sunday Mathias, 30, arrested with the seizure,” he stated.

Mr Babafemi stated that NDLEA operatives additionally stormed Oke-Ogun forest on November 25, the place one Onyebuchi Chime was arrested with 88 kg hashish, a gun and a few ammunition in Ondo State.

He added that the NDLEA operatives additionally recovered 149.5kg of the substance at Ipele forest.

“Not lower than 12.42 hectares of hashish farms have been destroyed and 195 kg processed weeds of the substance recovered at Efon Alaye, Ekiti State.

“Two drug sellers: Richard Ebong and Nze Abraham have been arrested on Saturday Nov. 26 through the raid,” he stated.

The NDLEA spokesman stated that 27-year-old Rahmat Adebayo was arrested on November 24 at Sabo-Ilupeju, Atiba LGA of Oyo State with 136.3kg hashish.

Mr Babafemi stated that no fewer than 84,000 capsules of Tramadol tablets have been recovered from a suspect, Muhsin Abdullahi within the Bodinga space of Sokoto state on Thursday.

He added that 16,000 capsules of Exol-5 and D5 hid in palm oil have been seized from one Lawal Rabe, 24, on Friday at Kokami village, Danja LGA, Katsina State.

Additionally, 54,500 tablets of Tramadol and Exol-5 have been seized from the duo of Basiru Muhammadu and Saidu Yusuf in the identical space on Saturday. 

(NAN)

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