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NDLEA Arrests 18 Suspected Drug Traffickers In Kaduna

 

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Kaduna (Nigeria) – The Kaduna state command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested and paraded eighteen suspected drug traffickers, abusers and distributors in the state.

Parading the suspects before newsmen at the command headquarters in Kaduna, North-west Nigeria, the state Commandant, Samuel Azinge, said the Agency is working hard to ensure that all drug traffickers are brought to book.

According to him, the suspects arrested are detained by the agency, but will be investigated and those found guilty would be charge to court.

Items recovered from them includes; forty-two kilograms of cannabin’s saliva, forty-one psychotropic substances, twenty-point-three litres of cough syrup, and twenty-five litres of succodie and other illicit drugs.

While calling on parents to watch over and caution their children, Azinge said, the Agency will not tolerate any act of illegal drug distribution and consumption in the state.

He however called on other security outfit to join hands with the Agency to curb abuse of drugs in the country.

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