Sunday, June 27, 2021

NDLEA arrests 253 suspects in Osun

 The Osun State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday said it had arrested 253 drug suspects in the state.

DAILY POST

The Osun NDLEA commander, Samuel Egbeola, told DAILY POST that it also seized 385.539 kilogrammes of different illicit substances.

The suspects were made up of 240 males and 13 females while only four have been convicted and about 30 cases are pending in court.

The NDLEA boss noted that the different illicit substances include cannabis sativa, tramadol, Rohypnol among others.

Egbeola said the command also destroyed 10.050 hectares of cannabis farms and counselled 167 drug users between June 2020 till June this year.

While marking 2021 United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse And Illicit Trafficking, Egbeola noted that the feats achieved were made possible through the assistance of several stakeholders.

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