Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a deaf and dumb suspect at Samaru area of Zaria, Kaduna State for possessing 150 grams of cannabis Sativa.
Femi Babafemi, spokesman for the Anti-narcotic Agency alleged in a statement on Sunday that the male illicit drug dealer, was nabbed while selling the psychoactive substance.
Babafemi also said another suspect, Ibrahim Sani, 56, was also arrested in possession of 51 kilograms of same substance at Tirkaniya area of the State.
Elsewhere at Ojuelegba area of Lagos, NDLEA operatives also intercepted large consignments of Ghanaian Loud, which is a strong strain of cannabis sativa in the early hours of Sunday 28th January 2024.
The consignment was smuggled into Lagos from Ghana loaded in two trucks and a J5 bus with a total weight of 14, 524.8 kilograms, while three vehicles conveying jumbo bags of the psychoactive substance were trailed and intercepted by the Agency.
Babafemi said two of the drivers jumped off on motion while the third driver, 66-year-old Nasiru Ojomu, who works with wanted Akala, Mushin based drug baron, Suleiman Jimoh (alias Olowo Idi Ogede, also known as Temo) was arrested in the process of blocking the vehicles.
While on routine patrol around a warehouse, NDLEA agents, sealed at Church street, Idumota, Lagos by the Agency over an ongoing investigation on Thursday 1st February arrested three suspects: Joseph Joshua; Muhammed Adamu and Balarabe Musa.
Musa, burgled the store and loaded 546,700 pills of tramadol and other opioids into a waiting yellow bus marked BDG 447 XD and an unregistered Suzuki minibus, according to NDLEA statement.