NDLEA raids Abuja garden, arrests six over drug cookies, noodles


Two of the suspects

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have raided a relaxation centre, popularly called garden in Abuja and arrested six people for selling drug cookies and noodles.

Femi Babafemi, NDLEA spokesman, in a statement on Sunday said following credible intelligence, operatives raided the garden at Wuse Zone 5 behind Shoprite, where a lady Rachael Famiyesun, 29, who deals in drug cookies was arrested along with her salesgirl, Stella Sunday, 20.

“Beside the cookies, they were also caught selling bottles of black currant drink popularly called Zobo prepared with cannabis,” he said.

Babafemi added that another business operator in the garden, Moses Obi, 30, was also arrested with his salesgirl, Aisha Abdulrahman, 19, for selling indomie noodles prepared with cannabis.

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“A barman, Ahonye Jonah, 31, who works with the owner of the garden, was equally arrested while one of their customers, 38-year-old Ngozi Justina Emelogu was also picked during the raid on Wednesday 19th Jan.

“Two days earlier, officers of the FCT command of the Agency equally raided the Zuba Yam Market, where a drug dealer, Haruna Hassan was arrested with 19.3kg cannabis,” he said.


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