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NDLEA Intercepts 476kg Of Cannabis, Seizes 4,000 Tablets Of Tramadol


The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has announced that a 34-year-old man was detained in Kano with 476kg of cannabis.

The NDLEA’s Director of Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi, made the announcement in a statement on Sunday.

Nasiru Abdulrahman, the suspect, was detained last Friday at Kwanar Dan Gora in the state’s Kiru Local Government Area, according to the statement.

According to the statement, the operatives of the anti-narcotics agency also seized 4,000 tablets of Tramadol 225mg from a 24-year-old Abdulmiminu Abubakar who was arrested at Gidan Madara, Mubi North Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

The statement added that the suspect was arrested while travelling on a motorcycle to deliver the drugs in Bukula, Cameroon Republic.

“He claimed another suspect, Fahad Mohammed, 19, gave the consignment to him. Fahad was later arrested in a follow-up operation at his home in Kasuwan Borkono Area of Mubi town”, it stated.

The Chairman/Chief Executive of the NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (rtd) in the statement while commending officers and men of Kano and Adamawa states commands for the arrests and seizures also charged them and their colleagues across the country to intensify the offensive action against all drug cartels in every part of Nigeria.


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