NDLEA intercepts 115kg of cannabis in Rivers

NDLEA intercepts 115kg of compressed cannabis in Rivers

The Drug Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Rivers , said it arrested two persons who allegedly tried to smuggle 115 kilogrammes of illicit drugs into the state.
The arrest of the suspects is contained in a statement signed by the agency’s spokesman in Rivers, Ogbumgbada, and made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Port Harcourt.





Ogbumgbada said operatives of the arrested the suspects when they allegedly tried to smuggle about 200 blocks of compressed Cannabis Sativa weighing 115 kg stored inside five bags.
“The NDLEA Ahoada Area intercepted the contraband inside an ash coloured Hyundai Sonata saloon near the JTF checkpoint in Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers.




“Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the seizure.
“Preliminary investigation revealed the suspects moving the illicit substance from state to Omoku area of Rivers State to supply to their customers,” he said.
Ogbumgbada said the suspects currently being interrogated by NDLEA’s operatives and had already provided useful information. (NAN)