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Crime & Punishment of Friday, 20 November 2020

Source: Punch

Two-term female convict arrested with 576kg of India hemp

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency National Drug Law Enforcement Agency

The Kano State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested one Madam Caroline with 576 kilograms of cannabis sativa.

The state NDLEA Commander, Dr Ibrahim Abdul, disclosed this while briefing journalists on the activities of the agency in Kano on Thursday.

He said the woman was arrested along Zaria-Kano Road while conveying the exhibit from Lagos in a container truck.

“The woman, who is a notorious drug dealer, was convicted twice, and now she is going to be a third-time offender by the grace of God and will finally meet her Waterloo.

“We also arrested one Bako with 201 kilograms of cannabis sativa, also along Zaria-Kano Road, while heading for Kano in a Honda Accord.

“A security man attached to the gate of Bichi Local Government Area secretariat in the state was arrested with 87 kilograms of the same exhibit,” he added.

He disclosed that most of the seizures were recorded during a special operation by the command’s joint task force.

Abdul explained that in the month of October, the command intercepted 1,340.6kg of exhibits.

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