ADVERTISEMENT

NDLEA uncovers cannabis depot in Lagos

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has uncovered a cannabis sativa (Indian hemp) depot at lyana-lra, Ketu-Lagos.

ADVERTISEMENT

A statement by the Principal Staff Officer, Public Affairs of the agency, Jonah Achema, said a total of 7.5 tons of the illicit merchandise was seized in a sting operation carried out by Seme Special Area Command.

“Arrested was Timilehin Vincent lyama, the woman behind the deadly criminal enterprise.  Timilehin, mother of four from Ifon, Ondo State claimed that her husband, Vincent lyama, an indigene of Kwale, Delta State brought in the Cannabis sativa, known in local parlance as “wee-wee” from Ondo State where the illicit drug crop is predominantly cultivated,” the statement said.

It said the drug exhibit was stored in the family’s apartment at No. 40, Kayode Badejo Street, Off Chief Tunde Aluko Street, lyana-Ira, Lagos.

“A Toyota Sienna 2005 model with registration Ktu 737 DZ was also seized from the suspect. The suspect, a JSS 3 school drop-out is known to be dealing in Gard by neighbours, while she had engaged in the clandestine wholesale of Cannabis,” the statement added.

Achema said the suspect’s husband was away at the time of her arrest adding that “According to the Seme Special Area Commander, Udotong Noah, the seizure which was based on a tip-off and very intense surveillance, is a major breakthrough for the Command.

Noah called on all well-meaning citizens to be more vigilant and to come forward with more of such hints to help the agency dismantle all the cannabis supply chains.

 

OVER 5,000 NIGERIAN MEN HAVE OVERCOME POOR BEDROOM PERFORMANCE SYNDROME DUE TO THIS BRILLIANT DISCOVERY

Download Daily Trust News App

Get it on Google Play
Share this article

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.

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.