NDLEA operatives arrest four suspects, seize drugs in Kogi

· Metro

Four suspects have been apprehended by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Kogi State.

The Agency seized 456.8 Kg of illicit drugs from the suspects.

Abdulkadir Abdullahi-Fakai, the State Commander of NDLEA, stated in Lokoja on Tuesday, saying, “The 456.8kg illicit drugs, including exol-5, codeine, and cannabis sativa, were seized between July 30 and August 3, within the jurisdiction of Kogi State.”

According to him, out of the 456.8kg drugs seized, 229.8kg is cannabis sativa, 190kg is codeine and 20.6 kg is exol-5, all of which were intercepted by crack intelligence officers and forwarded to the Agency’s head office in Abuja.

He explained that the four suspects arrested would soon be charged to court for prosecution in accordance with the laws of the land.

He expressed delight with the synergy between the NDLEA and other security agencies, thereby yielding results in their operations.

 

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