NDLEA nabs 4 notorious drug traffickers on Nigeria-Cameroon border in Adamawa

The paraded suspect and the intercepted drugs


No fewer than four notorious drug dealers in Konkol and Belel, two villages on the Nigeria-Cameroon border have been arrested for exporting and retailing Tramadol and snuggling Diazepam into the .

They were arrested by the operatives of The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in the border towns in Adamawa State.

NDLEA’s Director, Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi, who disclosed this in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja, identified the suspects as – Kabiru Ahmadu; Eric Emil; Abdulmumini Bapetel and Alphonsus Yusuf.

Mr. Babafemi said a total of 59.018kg Tramadol, Diazepam, Exol-5, Indian hemp and two jerry-cans of formalin substance (Suck & Die) were recovered from them.

He stated also that 4,010 ampoules of pentazocine injection were seized on Friday, July 29 in Kebbi.

He added that the drugs were discovered when a commercial vehicle was intercepted on Yauri-Kebbi Road and two suspects, Muktar Yunusa, 26 and Lukman Aliyu, 30, were arrested.

“Similarly, a raid at Oko-Olowo area of Ilorin on Tuesday, July 26, led to the arrest of one Onaolapo Zakariyau, 50, with 79kg of Indian hemp.

“In Abuja, 90 blocks of cannabis (48.2kg) and 700grams of methamphetamine were intercepted at the Jabi Motor Park while at least a suspect has been arrested in connection with the drug exhibits.

“In Kano, 51 suspects were arrested in a raid at a restaurant in Nasarawa Area of the state on Friday, July 29.

“Suspects were caught with various quantities of Indian hemp and codeine-based cough syrup,’’ he stated.

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