Drug Abuse: Bauchi NDLEA nabs 221 suspects with 1,253 kgs drugs


The Bauchi State Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has said it arrested at least 221 suspects in possession of 1,253.147 kgs of illicit drugs including cannabis sativa and psycho-tropic substances.

The state commander, Mr. Para Julius Bawa, who made the disclosure, yesterday, at the command headquarters in Bauchi  said the arrest was part of the achievements the agency recorded  in 2013.

The commander said: ”Out of the 221 suspects arrested, 124 were charged to the Federal High Court and arraigned
for prosecution .
Forty six others were convicted, 79 were
counselled while 18 are in the agency’s custody awaiting arraignment before the court.”

He said the items recovered from the suspects include six vehicles and 15 motorcycles which were used for the
distribution of the drugs.

MAY God help Nigeria + what ideas can we suggest to help stop the spread of these drugs.


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