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NDLEA Arrests 84 Suspects, Seizes 451.976kg Illicit Drugs In Kaduna

NDLEA Kaduna State Command revealed its successful operation in July.


12:53 PM WAT, Sun August 27, 2023

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Kaduna State Command , says its operatives have arrested 84 suspects and seized 451.976kg of  illicit drugs in Kaduna.

The state Commander, NDLEA, Mr  Ibrahim Braji,  told reporters on Sunday in Kaduna, that the arrest and the seizure were made in July.

Braji said within the period under review, the command secured six  conviction of suspects, revealing that various drugs seized included Indian Hemp, Cocaine,  Methamphetamine, Tramadol and other Psychotropic substances.

He said; "Grand total weight of drug seized  within the period under review is 451.976kg".

The commander also disclosed that its operatives also recovered  90 rounds of live ammunition;  Live bullets 7.62mm calibres  and new Jojef pump action gun with registration number 23-0174.

"Within the month under review, 18 illicit drug joints have been dismantled across the state which included Kantin Agah, Hayin Dan-mani, Mando, Anguwan Dosa, Mararabar Rido, Tukur-Tukur and Sabon Gari. Others are Palladan, Unguwar Doki, Mekera, Rigasa, Dan Daura, Karji, Ghana road, Television, Unguwar Ma’azu,  Kudenden and Jushi."

Braji  therefore appealed to parents to watch over their children and know the kind of friends they associated with at all times.

He also warned illegal drug dealers to look for better livelihood, adding that if they refused, the agency would go after them and ensure they faced full wrath of law.