NDLEA arrests 2 with 1,330kg suspected cannabis in Edo



National Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Edo on Wednesday said that it had arrested two suspects for allegedly peddling illicit substance.

Mr Buba Wakawa, NDLEA Commander state, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Benin that suspects were arrested with 1,3 kg of substance suspected to be sativa.

suspects were arrested Iyamho, Etsako West Local Government Area of state. The suspects, their confessions, claimed they were heading to Bauchi State Uzebba, Owan West Local Government Area of Edo,’’ he said.

The commander said that the substance, which were 950 compressed blocks, were concealed among pineapple fruits a white coloured J5 bus before the arrest.

He explained that the arrest of the suspects and exhibits followed intelligence reports by personnel of the agency the state.

Wakama said that the suspects were arrested on Good Friday. (NAN)