NDLEA arrests 258 illicit drugs suspects, seize 1,468.393kg of Cannabis Sativa

Africa Press-Nigeria:

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency(NDLEA) in Osun State have arrested 258 illicit drug suspects, between June 2019 and June 2020.

The Command has also seized 1,468.393kg of illicit drugs made up of 1, 450.991 kg of Cannabis Sativa and 17.402 kg of Psychotropic Substances.

According to Osun State Commander of the NDLEA, Samuel Egbeola, the agency has also destroyed 16.97 hectares of Cannabis farm.

In a press statement made available to DAILY POST in Osogbo on Thursday, Egbeola further said that the arrested persons comprised 219 males and 39 females.

The command was celebrating the 2020 International Day Against Drug Abuse And Illicit Trafficking tagged; “Better knowledge for better care”.

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