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NDLEA confirms custody of 26-year-old suspected drug dealer in Kogi

Found in his possession were 66 wraps of weed, ICE, charms, scissors, N52,000 cash, and others.

• September 10, 2022
NDLEA operatives, ICE, Indian hemp
NDLEA operatives, ICE and Indian hemp

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Saturday said a 26-year-old drug dealer has been handed over to it for investigations and prosecution by the police.

Making the disclosure in Lagos, Abdulkadir Abdullahi-Fakai, Kogi NDLEA Commander, said “The NDLEA today, Saturday, Sept 10, acknowledged the transfer of Friday Momoh, a suspected drug dealer, to us by the Nigeria Police on Friday, Sept. 9.

“Momoh was reportedly arrested just by the gate of the Kogi State Polytechnic by the security men of the institution,” he said.

Mr Abdullahi-Fakai disclosed that the suspect was nabbed with multiple drugs including Cannabis Sativa aka Indian hemp, adding, “investigation has since commenced.”

He thanked the Police in Kogi, especially the CP, Edward Egbuka, for the sustained synergy, cooperation and understanding existing between the force and his agency.

Operatives of Kogi Polytechnic Security Unit on Thursday caught Mr Momoh in possession of suspected hard drugs while trying to enter the main campus of the Polytechnic in Lokoja.

Found in his possession were 66 wraps of weed suspected to be Indian Hemp, 4 containers of the weed, assorted charms, scissors, N52,000 cash and other hard drugs called ‘ICE’.


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