NDLEA arrests 49 suspects, seizes 30kg of cannabis

The FCT Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested 49 suspected drug peddlers and seized 30 kilograms of psychotropic substance and hard drugs in August.

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the command, Mr Peter Adegbe said other drugs that were seized included Tramadol, Codeine and large quantities of rubber solution (used for patching tyres).

“The operation called “Operation Shara which means “to sweep”, which aimed at addressing drug sales and uses in the FCT, was a follow up of what we did in 2018. Adegbe also said that the activities of drug peddlers in Zone 4 and Banex area of Abuja had seized completely, adding that they have extended their operation to Mararaba.

The PRO said that the “Operation Shara” would continue until September.

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