Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Anti-Drug Agency Intercepts Over 3,000kg Of Cannabis In Ondo

Mohammed Sokoto, hinted reporters on
Wednesday of the seizure in Akure,
the
state’s capital while parading the driver
and the illicit substance.
Mr Sokoto said the substance was
neatly concealed in 298 bags in a
Mercedes Benz truck.
He added that the arrest was made
possible through an intelligent report
received by the command.
The NDLEA boss appealed to residents
of Ondo State to be vigilant and report
to the agency individuals suspected to
be Indian hemp cultivators and drug
barons.
Paraded with the seizure was the
apprehended suspect who drove the
vehicle, Usman Bello.
He claimed to be innocent.
Mr Bello told reporters in Yoruba
Language that he was called upon to
drive the vehicle by his friend who was
the original driver but was sick.
Bello insisted that he didn’t know the
vehicle contained the illicit drug.