A Serving Police Inspector Has Been Arrested By NDLEA, Trafficking 75 Sacks Cannabis


Police Inspector Abali Zagi Caught Trafficking 75 Sacks of Cannabis with Staff Bus, arrested by men of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kogi State trafficking cannabis weighing 818kg.

He was paraded alongside 14 suspected drug peddlers, including a dismissed Army Corporal, Umar Shehu with over 1,083.6 kilogrammes of cannabis, valued at N6 million.

The State Commander Mohammed Bello Idris said the policeman was apprehended with 75 sacks of cannabis, weighing 818kg, around Kabba junction, while returning from Okpela in Edo State.

The seized drug, worth N4 million, was loaded at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, into a welfare vehicle marked NPF7973C.

Shehu was arrested with 44kg of suspected cannabis by policemen at Obajana and handed over to the NDLEA.

Obiora and two others were also arrested with 190 blocks of cannabis and 155.5kg, by the patrol team of the Army, on the Lokoja-Abuja highway.

Also paraded was Aminat Iredia, 40, who was arrested with 32kg of the banned substance, around Crusher, a suburb of Lokoja metropolis, with her four-year old son.

Others paraded included Samson Danladi, Musa Lawal, Musa Umar, Anthony Okoh and Shuaibu Ibrahim. Commander Idris said the suspects would be charged to court after investigations were concluded.


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