2 nabbed over Indian hemp possession in Anambra


Two persons have been arrested by the Anambra State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), for alleged possession of cocaine and cannabis sativa popularly known as Indian hemp.

The suspects, Solomon Michael from Abia State, and Okechukwu Udenkwo from Anambra State, were arrested during a raid in Onitsha and Nando respectively.
Addressing newsmen in Awka, the State Commander of the NDLEA, Mr Sule Momodu, said one of the suspects, Solomon, was a major distributor of Cannabis Sativa in Onitsha, while Udenkwo was involved in the business of distributing cocaine in Nando.

The NDLEA Commander said the arrest of the suspects who have been terrorizing their areas, have restored sanity and peace in those areas, assuring that they would be charged to court.

While soliciting the cooperation of the various community leaders to enable them win the war against illicit drug in the state, Momodu however assured informants that their identities would not be disclosed.

He further called for collective efforts in sustaining the excellent security recorded in the state while commending Governor Willie Obiano for his efforts in securing the state.

One of the suspects, Solomon Michael admitted to the crime and pleaded for pardon while Okechukwu Udenkwo denied committing the crime.
in Ogun

2 nabbed over Indian hemp possession in Anambra 2 nabbed over Indian hemp possession in Anambra Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Monday, August 13, 2018 Rating: 5

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