NDLEA arrests 89 suspects with illicit drug substance from January to May 2021 in Kaduna.
Written by News Room on May 11, 2021
Kaduna State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested 89 suspects with illicit drug substance from January to May 2021.
The State Commander of the NDLEA, Uche Iyke Samuel, disclosed this while parading the suspects and the substance during a press briefing at the State Command office in Kaduna.
According to him, a total of three hundred and twenty-eight point one kilograms seizure within the ten days in May.
He gave a breakdown of the seizures and arrests made from January to April.
Commander Samuel attributed the successes made by the Command to the painstaking efforts of its officers, with assistance from sister agencies.
The Command has so far successfully prosecuted eight persons to various jail terms, at the Federal High Court Kaduna, adding that the agency is faced with the changes largely manpower and lack of logistics, most especially patrol vehicles for effective tour of routes through which drugs are brought into the State.