NDLEA Arrests 6 Drug Dealers, Recovers 300.7kg Cannabis In Kogi

NDLEA Arrests 6 Drug Dealers, Recovers 300.7kg Cannabis In Kogi

By Eseme MacDonald | Associate Editor on February 13, 2015
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Six suspected dealers of illegal drugs have been nabbed by the officials of  the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, who also seized 300.7kg of Cannabis Sativa and some psychotropic substances in Kogi state.

Among the the six suspects are: Isiaka Umaru, Haruna Ismaila, Yahaya Salami, Abubarka Muftau, and Nurudeen Salami.

They were paraded on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 in Lokoja by the state Commander of NDLEA, Alhaji Idris Bello who disclosed that they wanted to capitalize on the election period to sell the drugs.

One of the suspects, Isiaka Umoru, a bus conductor, was arrested when the command intercepted a J5 bus in Kabba-Aiyere, which was coming from Owo in Ondo Stated and found it loaded with 36 bags of Cannabis Sativa. “The J5 bus was parked beside the road and my men accosted the bus, searched and discovered 290.5 kg,” said Bello.

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