ADVERTISEMENT

NDLEA arrests 339, convicts 38 in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has arrested 339 suspected drug dealers and secured the conviction of 38 others in Edo in 2018.

The command also seized a total of 45,743.19 kilogrammes of various drugs, especially cannabis sativa in the period under review.

ADVERTISEMENT

Addressing journalists in Benin, yesterday, the NDLEA Edo State Commander, Buba Wakawa, said the war on drugs must be taken seriously in order to effectively address the challenges of armed robbery, kidnapping, ritual killings and cultism in the state.

He explained that those arrested were 271 males and 68 females.

ADVERTISEMENT

Wakawa further disclosed that 32.0975552 hectares of cannabis plantation were destroyed while 12 vehicles and three motorcycles used in trafficking drugs were impounded from drug traffickers.

 

Dear Esteemed reader,

As part of our drive to keep improving the content of our newspaper, we are conducting a readership survey to enable us serve you better.

Kindly take two minutes of your time to fill in this questionnaire.

Thank you for your time. Click here to begin

Download Daily Trust News App

Get it on Google Play
Share this article

BREAKTHROUGH NATURAL CURE FOR PROSTATE ISSUES IN JUST 15 DAYS!!!

You Can Prevent PROSTATE CANCER!!!

Your PROSTATE ENLARGEMENT Is REVERSIBLE!!!

Don't Let It Threaten You!

To SHRINK And NORMALIZE Your PROSTATE Within 15 Days Without Surgery Or Chemical Drugs, Click Here!!!

Join us on


Share your story with us: 08189301900 (Whatsapp and SMS only) Email: dtonline@dailytrust.com

Complain about a story or Report an error and/or correction: +2348189301900

DISCLAIMER: Comments on this thread are that of the maker and they do not necessarily reflect the organizations stand or views on issues.