NDLEA arrests 47 over drug trafficking, abuses



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NDLEA arrests 47 over drug trafficking, abuses
Posted on: April 28, 2016, 06:12:18 AM

THE Ebonyi State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA yesterday said it has arrested 43 males and 4 females over drug peddling and other drug related offenses within the first quarter of 2016 in the state.

Briefing newsmen at the command headquarters at Ntezi in Ishielu local government area of the state, the Commander of the Agency, Barr. Raph Igwenagu who spoke through his Public Relations Officer, Mr. Silas Orji said the command had taken possession of about 170.500 kilograms of different types of drugs including cocaine from suspects arrested by the command.

According to him, 18 drug dealers had so far been convicted, 15 were counselled while 3 others are still undergoing various stages of rehabilitation.


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