13th September, 2021
A 20-year-old female graduate, Miss Bee Okoro has been arrested in Abuja for producing and selling drugged candies and cookies by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.
Agency’s spokesman, Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Sunday said a 27-year-old dispatch rider, Idewo Raimi who handles door-to-door delivery for her was also arrested.
He added that the suspects were arrested at Garki Area 11 on Friday 10th September, with a number of their drugged products and 400grams of Loud and Arizona.
Babafemi said they confessed they had been in the drug business for over a year.
He also disclosedthat in Edo state, a total of 1,425.2 kilograms of compressed blocks of cannabis sativa were seized in a raid on Aviosi outskirt, close to Uzebba, Owan west LGA, on Monday 6th September.
Babafemi stated that on the same day one Yahaya Mamman was nabbed along Zaria-Danja road, Kaduna with 10.3kg Tramadol and 60.5kg Exol-6.
The NDLEA spokesman disclosedthat the previous day, Thursday 5th September, one ThankGod Danladi was arrested at Tudun Wada area of Jalingo, the Taraba state capital with 44.2kg of cannabis.