NDLEA Seizes 1,458.709kgs of Illicit Substances, Arrests 103 Suspects in Kaduna - Wiseloaded
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NDLEA Seizes 1,458.709kgs of Illicit Substances, Arrests 103 Suspects in Kaduna

NDLEA & Kwara Govt Launch Statewide Operation Against Drug Abuse

In December, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) operating in Kaduna made a significant seizure of 1,458,709 kilograms of illegal substances, as reported by the agency’s spokesperson, Shuaibu Omale, in a statement provided to the News Agency of Nigeria.

The assortment of confiscated illicit drugs comprised cocaine, heroin, cannabis, tramadol, methamphetamine, and various other psychotropic substances.

Furthermore, the spokesperson highlighted that 103 individuals, encompassing drug traffickers, dealers, and users, were apprehended by the command during this period.

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In their concerted effort to combat drug abuse and illicit trafficking, the command diligently conducted numerous awareness programs across the state. These initiatives aimed to educate and inform the public about the detrimental effects associated with drug usage.

Omale emphasized, “It’s crucial to note that 26 illicit drug joints were dismantled as part of our operations. Additionally, the command achieved six convictions and brought 24 suspects to trial within the month of December 2023.”

 

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