NDLEA raids drug joints, arrests 121 suspects, seals 13 properties in Kaduna

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The State Kaduna state Commander, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mr Umar Adoro, on Monday, said its operatives have arrested 121 suspected drug traffickers, sealed 13 properties in Kaduna.

The Commander, Umar Adoro, in a statement, said the operation which was conducted in September, led to the destruction of 27 notorious drug joints across the 23 local government areas of the state.

He mentioned Kawo, Kabala Costain, Numba Zango, Zaria City, Sabon gari, Nupe street and Unguwar Muazu, Unguwar shanu, Maraban Jos, Dan Magaji, Hayin Banki and Kafanchan as the major joints for the illicit drugs outlets.

The commander further explained that out of the 121 suspects, 13 were females, adding that the drugs seized included 247,172kg Indian hemp, 0.041kg Cocaine, 0.004kg of heroin, 0.363kg of Tramadol, 74, 441kg Psychotropic substance and 0.001kg Methamphetamine.

He further gave the grand total weight of drugs seized as; 322,476kg within the period under review.

He appealed to citizens for timely and useful information on illicit drug dealers, to enable the agency to take prompt action, just as he advised parents and guardians to always be watchful of their wards on the friends they moved with all the time.

He said the war against drug trafficking and consumption would continue until it was brought to a standstill in the state.

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