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NDLEA nabs leper notorious for drug dealing

Posted: January 23, 2023 at 5:15 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Agents of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, said they have nabbed a leper known for distributing drugs.

The 45-year-old leper, Haruna Abdullahi, was detained on January 19, according to the agency.

In Osun State, 67-year-old blind suspect Aliyu Adebiyi was also taken into custody.

He disclosed to NDLEA agents that he received N6,000 per month in exchange for keeping a drug dealer’s “goods” safe.

At his residence in Sokoto village, Owena Ijesa, Atakumosa East LGA, Osun State, Adebiyi possessed 234 kg of marijuana.

Director of Media and Advocacy of NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.

He said, “At the Enugu airport, an Ethiopian Airline male passenger, Eze Christian Ikenna, 42, coming from Brazil via Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, was intercepted on arrival at the airport at about 12:30pm on Friday, January 20.

“Similarly, a leper notorious for drug dealing, Haruna Abdullahi, 45, was arrested at Garko, Kano on Thursday 19 January.

“2.2kilograms of cannabis and various quantities of Diazepam and Exol were recovered from him.

“Also, no less than 370kgs of cannabis were recovered from a sawmill at Ilale, 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 Akoko Edo area of the state with another 74kgs evacuated from a bush at Okpela fertiliser community in Etsako East LGA.”

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