Tuesday, 21 January 2020

NDLEA arrest 249 Drug suspects in Akwa

Ukpa Ewa | Jan. 21, 2020 

National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Anambra State Command says it has arrested 249 drug suspects, seize 426.5h988kg of hard drugs and convicts 37 in 2019.

The State Commander NDLEA Mr. Misbahu Muhammad Idris made this known while  briefing newsmen on Tuesday 21st January, 2020 in Awka.

Underscoring the command's activities for the year, Mr. Idris said NDLEA recorded a total seizure of 426.5h988kg hard drugs comprising; 356.9927 kg of Cannabis sativa​, ​​​0.00223 kg of Cocaine, 63 kg of Heroine an​​69.0308 kg of Crystalline meth 

" The command also got 37 convictions and has 124 pending cases in the Federal High Court, Awka and court of appeal, Enugu". He noted 

The Commander further applauded the support of the state government in its fight against drug trafficking, drug abuse and insecurity in the state. 

Mr. Muhammad Idris however warned those involved in illicit drug activities to desist from it or face the full wrath of the law. (MOI)