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The operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a 30-year-old pregnant woman, Aniekem Evelyn, with 1,161kgs of Cannabis Sativa.
The contrabands were recovered from her warehouse in Abbi town, Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta State.
The NDLEA operatives also arrested two suspects, Rotimi Oyekan and Precious Aluju, with Cannabis Sativa weighing 903.3kgs at Ipele forest in the Owo area of Ondo State.
The spokesperson of the anti-drug agency made this known via a statement issued on Sunday.
Babafemi stated that the NDLEA officers also arrested one Babatunde Oluyara at Igbotako area of the state with 168.5kgs of the same substance, 6kgs of monkey tail, and various quantities of methamphetamine, cocaine, and heroin.
He noted that two suspects, Austine Julius and Sale Yakubu, were arrested last Sunday with 117 bags of Cannabis Sativa weighing 1,070 kilograms concealed under bags of oranges along Yawuri-Kebbi Road in Kebbi State.
The NDLEA spokesman disclosed that another set of two suspects, Abdullahi Bala and Ibrahim Wade, were arrested with 114 bags of the same substance weighing 1,140 kilograms concealed under crates of soft drinks along Koko-Kebbi Road.
Speaking on the arrests and seizures, the NDLEA Chairman/Chief Executive, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd), urged the officers of the agency and their compatriots across other formations to intensify their efforts.
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