NDLEA Seizes 164,750 Tramadol Pills In Taraba, 82kg Indian Hemp In Asaba


By Gloria Ikibah

The Drug Law Enforcement Agency , has seized 164,750 tramadol and other illicit pills in Taraba.

According to the Agency's Spokesperson, Femi Babafemi stated on Sunday in , the drugs were seized from two suspects named Henry Abuchi and Daniel Ugwoke.

Babafemi further stated that 96 compressed blocks of Indian hemp weighing 82kg concealed inside jumbo bags of cassava flour were also recovered at Basket , Asaba.

The NDLEA operatives also recovered 45 blocks of compressed Indian hemp weighing 23kg on the Okene-Abuja Highway in Kogi on March 21 from one Abubakar Muhammad.

Muhammad was travelling in a bus that left for Maiduguri when he was arrested.

Also a female drug dealer, Mrs Kudirat Bello was arrested at Igbesa in on March 20 with different quantities of methamphetamine, Indian hemp, rophynol and N119, 600 monetary exhibits, he stated.

The Spokesperson said: “In Lagos, more than 1,000kg of Indian hemp were recovered from three suspects – Bolaji Adesina, Femi Ojo and Jamiu Useni during a raid at Mushin”.

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