NDLEA Confiscates 497.5kg Of Canabis In Adamawa

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From Tom Garba, Yola
The State Commander of Nigerian Drugs Law enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Yakubu Kibo, on Tuesday during a briefing displayed 497.5 kg of Cannabis intercepted by the officers on duty along Numan -Yola road inside a white J5 Bus with Reg.No.KTN 244 YZ coming from Benin, Edo state to Jimeta.
“During the search a false floor was discovered to have been constructed inside the vehicle. The false floor cover was removed and behold, 418 blocks of compressed Cannabis Sativa weight 343.900kg were found neatly concealed in the false compartment “. Kibo said
He added that another follow up operation was made to the exhibit owner’s house which was also found to double as a warehouse and additional 137 blocks of compressed Cannabis sativa weighing 120kg were discovered.
On another operation along Girei Checkpoint 40 blocks of Cannabis sativa weighing 33.6kg was also intercepted inside a red Toyota started with Reg. No.JMT 697 RY, Adamawa State.
He added that :”In the same view on 02/02/2017 a Toyota starlet car with Reg. No. HNG 340 KZ, Adamawa state was intercepted for a search along Mayo -Belwa -Yola road. During search, bottles of cough syrup with codeine were found inside the doors and inner compartments of the car and it weighed 47.4kg.
Given a summary of 568.910Kg of illicit drugs recovered from the three vehicles, four suspects were arrested and a house was sealed in connection with illicit drugs.
He advised the general public to be careful with the vehicles they board and that vehicles owners and landlords should instruct their tenants and drivers on the kind of passengers and people they carry or live with.

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