70 Year Old Grandma & Others Arrested For Drug Trading….NDLEA Intercepts12.385kg Various Illicit Drugs.

A 70-year-old woman, Beatrice Aigbedion was among suspects arrested in parts of Edo State in connection with the seizure of over 5,000 kilograms of assorted illicit drugs across the state.

At the point of her arrest in Irrua last Wednesday, 70-year-old Aigbedion was caught with different quantities of Codeine cough syrup, Swinol and Rohypnol while another dealer, Joseph Onyemaechi, 50 years old, was also nabbed.
NDLEA Spokesman Femi Babafemi explained that after days of surveillance, NDLEA operatives on Wednesday 24th November also stormed a warehouse at Uhiere, Ovia North East Local Government Area of the state, where they recovered a total of 4,261.5kg of cannabis sativa and a suspect, Ikong Stanley, arrested.

NDLEA Operatives at the weekend also seized 12,385 kilograms of Loud Cannabis, a strong variant of the illicit weed imported from a neighbouring country and smuggled into Lagos through the waterways.
Spokesman of the Agency, Femi Babafemi explained that the 12, 385 pellets of Loud Cannabis were brought in from through the ocean and ferried with boats to the Eko Atlantic Beach, Victoria Island from where they would be distributed to drug hotspots such as Island, Peti Alagba and others across Lagos and other states.

over 50 narcotic officers stormed the beach on Saturday 27th November, 2021, recovered the consignments along with two long trucks, a Toyota Sienna bus and arrested three suspects. Those arrested include: Abdulkadri Zakari, 24; Ka’abu Sausu, 45 and Lawrence Adie, 27.

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