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NDLEA arrests 67-year-old blind grandpa and leper for drug trafficking

ndlea arrests 67 year old blind grandpa and leper for drug trafficking Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a 67-year-old blind grandpa, a notorious leper and one other for drug trafficking.

The spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Sunday, January 22, 2023, said the blind suspect,  Aliyu Adebiyi, was arrested in Osun State.

“In Osun state, NDLEA officers on Friday 20th Jan. took into custody a blind 67-year-old grandpa, Aliyu Adebiyi, in whose house they found 234 kilograms of cannabis at Sokoto village, Owena Ijesa, Atakumosa East LGA. In his statement, he said a drug dealer kept the consignment with him for a fee of N6,000 per month and paid for three months upfront,” the statement read.

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The 45-year-old leper, Haruna Abdullahi, who is notorious for drug dealing, was arrested at Garko town, Kano on Thursday 19th Jan. while 2.2kgs of cannabis and various quantities of Diazepam and Exol were recovered from him.

No less than 370kgs of cannabis was recovered from a sawmill at Ilala, Owo in Ondo State when operatives stormed the industrial plant following credible intelligence.

In Edo state, 261 kilograms of the illicit substance were seized from a suspect, Uche Monday at Uneme-Osu, Ososo Road in the Akoko Edo area of the state with another 74kgs evacuated from a bush at Okpela fertilizer community in Etsako East LGA.

In Abuja, NDLEA operatives on Monday 16th January raided the Lugbe area of the FCT based on credible intelligence that a dealer was operating in a batch on the outskirt of the town. A search of the batchmore batchto the recovery of 42.9kgs cannabis, 15grams cocaine, 137grams Methamphetamine, and a casof Two Million One Hundred and Forty-Eight Thousand, Five Hundred Naira (N2,148,500) only, believed to be proceeds of the criminal trade.

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While reacting to the seizures and arrests by the Osun, Kano, Ondo, Edo and FCT CommaCommandhe past week, chairthe man of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) commended all the officers involved in the operations and charged them and their compatriots across the country to remain steadfast and focused on winning the war against substance abuse and illicit drug trafficking in Nigeria.

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