Tuesday, October 20, 2020

NDLEA nabs ex-staff with 254kg of marijuana in Niger

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Niger Command, has arrested one Pam Ezekiel Adamu, 46, a dismissed staff of the agency, with 254kg of cannabis.

The acting commander of the agency in the state, Aloye Oludare, told News Agency of Nigeria in Minna on Monday that the suspect was arrested on October 9 in Mokwa local government area of the state.

Mr Oludare said that Pam Adamu, with staff number: SN 5454 was serving in Gombe command before his dismissal in 2019.

”They loaded the car with the substance in Ado Ekiti in the company of another suspect who escaped, while they were heading to Adamawa,” he said.

He explained that the suspect would be charged to court after the agency completed its investigation.


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