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NDLEA nabs peddler in Rivers, records conviction of 21 drug dealers

Damion Onuoha, 40, was nabbed with 1.6kg of white and brown Methamphetamine.

• November 8, 2022
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A 40-year-old drug peddler, Damion Onuoha, was on Tuesday nabbed by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, with 1.6kg of white and brown Methamphetamine in Rivers.

NDLEA commander in Rivers, Ahmed Mamuda, made the disclosure in a statement issued by Emmanuel Ogbungbada, Assistant State Commander, Media and Advocacy.

He said Mr Onuoha was nabbed in a raid at Elele Alimini town in Emuoha LGA of the state with the drugs, and N650,700 recovered from him as exhibit.

Mr Mamuda said the drug dealer was being interrogated at the agency’s detention facility.

He added that the NDLEA secured the conviction of 21 drug dealers at the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt in October.

He said the NDLEA also arrested 21 suspects, 19 male and two female in October and seized 424.72kg of cocaine, heroin, Indian hemp, Tramadol and methamphetamine.


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