164,750 tramadol pills seized in Taraba as NDLEA arrests suspects

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has seized 164,750 tramadol and other illicit pills in Taraba, its spokesman, Femi Babafemi, said on Sunday in Abuja.

He stated that the drugs were seized from two suspects – Henry Abuchi and Daniel Ugwoke.

Mr Babafemi added that 96 compressed blocks of Indian hemp weighing 82kg concealed inside jumbo bags of cassava flour were also recovered at Basket Market, Asaba.

NDLEA operatives also recovered 45 blocks of compressed Indian hemp weighing 23kg on the Okene-Abuja Highway in Kogi on March 21 from one Abubakar Muhammad.

He was travelling in a bus that left Lagos for Maiduguri when he was arrested.

Mr Babafemi also said a female drug dealer, Kudirat Bello, was arrested at Igbesa in Ogun on March 20 with different quantities of methamphetamine, Indian hemp, Rohypnol and N119,600 monetary exhibits.

“In Lagos, more than 1,000kg of Indian hemp were recovered from three suspects – Bolaji Adesina, Femi Ojo and Jamiu Useni during a raid at Mushin,’’ Mr Babafemi added. 


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