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NDLEA Arrests 103 Suspects In Kaduna Seizes 1,458.709kgs Of Illicit Substances

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has seized 1,458,709 kilograms of illicit substances in Kaduna, North West Nigeria, this December.

According to Daily Post, this is contained in a statement issued to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Kaduna on Tuesday by the agency’s press officer, Shuaibu Omale.

Omale said the seized illicit drugs included cocaine, heroin, cannabis, tramadol, methamphetamine and other psychotropic substances.

The spokesperson said his command had also arrested 103 suspects, representing drug traffickers, dealers and drug users.

Omale added that the command carried out numerous sensitisation programmes across the state with the aim of enlightening the citizenry on the ills associated with drug use and illicit trafficking.

“It is paramount to note that 26 illicit drug joints were also dismantled while the command secured six convictions and arraigned 24 suspects within the month of December, 2023″ he said.

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