Anti-Drug Agency Nabs Nigerian Graduate Importing Drug-Laced Candies From UK

A 22-year-old youth corps member serving in Abuja, Arnold Maniru has been arrested for allegedly importing 4 kilogrammes of drug-laced candies from the United Kingdom.

This was made recognized in a press release by the spokesman for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Femi Babafemi.

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According to the assertion, the suspect was arrested on Saturday, August 28, 2021 following the interception of a consignment on the warehouse of a transport firm.

A managed supply of the parcel, which incorporates the candies laced with Arizona, a powerful variant of hashish and a few liquid, was subsequently carried out.

In an analogous vein, operatives hooked up to courier corporations in Lagos have intercepted 1.2kg of hashish hid inside domestically made cookies going to Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and 920 grammes of cocaine hidden inside artificial hair heading to Saudi Arabia.

Another 1.08kg of hashish hid in spray cans going to Pakistan and 625 grammes of methamphetamine hidden in clothes heading to Australia have been additionally seized.

According to Babafemi, operatives throughout the states have intensified arrests of traffickers and seizures of illicit medication.

He stated a complete of 384.7 kilogrammes of varied narcotics being transported to the nation’s capital, Abuja on the market have been intercepted and seized at patrol factors in Lokoja, Kogi State on Monday, August 30 and Thursday, September 2, 2021.

The NDLEA spokesperson additional disclosed {that a} truck with registration quantity Plateau AA 462 QAP, pushed by 50-year-old Danlami Dodo, coming from Onitsha, Anambra and heading to Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, was intercepted at a patrol level in Lokoja.

“Upon a search, the following psychoactive substances were discovered packed in sacks and cartons:

“1,975 bottles of cough syrup with codeine weighing 282kg; 199 packets of Exol-5 tablets weighing 75.4kg; 250 packets of Diazepam tablets weighing 15.4kg; cannabis sativa weighing 5.9kg; and 1 packet of Ketamine injection, all weighing 378.7kg,” the spokesman added.

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Anti-Drug Agency Nabs Nigerian Graduate Importing Drug-Laced Candies From UK

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