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NDLEA Intercepts 62kg of Cannabis Sativa, Arrests Three Suspects In Yobe

Operatives of the Yobe State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency(NDLEA) have intercepted 33 blocks of Cannabis Sativa concealed in two sacks containing groundnuts, just as it also arrested three person in connection with the hard drugs.

The State NDLEA Command , through its Principal Staff Officer, Media and Advocacy, Ramatu SB, made this disclosure in a stamen issued to journalists in damaturu, the state capital on Friday, 25 August, 2023.

According to Ramatu, the 133 blocks of compressed Cannabis Sativa weighing 62.0kg which originated from Taraba State, were intercepted along Potiskum-Gombe highway in Potiskum Local Government Area of Yobe State.

According to ramatu, in the process, three suspects were apprehended in connection with the illegal trafficking.

On the 23rdAugust, 2023, a team of Operatives – Strike Force of NDLEA, Yobe State Command led by CSN Jibril Odiba trailed and intercepted one ash coloured Sharon galaxy vehicle with Registration No. AKK 484XA from Ba-isa Local Government in Taraba State.

“Three suspects in the vehicle namely: Ya’u Yahuza ‘M’ 30yrs, Yahaya Muhd ‘M’ 29yrs and Tanimu Salisu ‘M’ 20yrs all indigenes of Gombe State were arrested with 133 blocks weighed to be 62.0kg of compressed weeds”, it said.


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