Drug Trafficking NDLEA confirms arrest of 105 drug dealers in Ogun State

Having collected 3,400 kilograms of illicit drugs, mostly cannabis and Indian hemp, the NDLEA boss stated that his command will not relent in its efforts to arrest drug dealers.

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NDLEA said it has collected 3,400 kilograms of hard drugs in 2016.

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Mr. Bala Fagge, the state commander for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has confirmed that 105 suspected drug dealers have been arrested in Ogun State between January to June 2016.

According to Fagge, 3,400 kilograms of illicit drugs, mostly cannabis and Indian hemp, were discovered with the suspects with the time period.

He added that some of the suspects have been charged and convicted, while others are in the process of court arraignment.

Most of the suspects were arrested during raids and mop-ups by the men of the agency, the Daily Post reports.

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He said, “within this period, 25 suspects have been successfully convicted while over 40 cases are at various stages of prosecution.”

“Last week, specifically on Wednesday, we are at area J4 Forest Reserves and with the collaboration of the state Ministry of Forestry, we were able to destroy 18 Nurseries of Indian hemp.

“We achieve this feat based on the logistics and resources available at our disposal.”

The NDLEA boss also stated that the agency will not relent in its efforts to combat drug trafficking within the state.

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