NDLEA arrests two drug traffickers, intercepts 40 parcels of cocaine worth N32 billion in Lagos

Two suspected drug traffickers have been arrested and 40 parcels of Cocaine weighing 43.11 kilogram (100.05pds) estimated at more than N32 billion intercepted by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency.

The anti-drug agency disclosed that the seizure was made at the Tincan command on Monday, February 8.

According to the agency, the consignment containing the illicit drug was put under surveillance by operatives of the Tincan Command for some days until two clearing agents showed up on Monday, February 8, 2021 to clear them.

The suspected traffickers were immediately arrested while the banned substances were confiscated.

In other news, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that the Kogi State Command, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has recovered illicit drugs worth over N3 billion naira in the State.

The Kogi State Commander of NDLEA, Mr. Alfred Adewumi disclosed this while briefing journalists on Monday in Lokoja.

Adewumi stated that the total weight of the illicit drug exhibit recovered within the period of January 1 2020 to December 2020 stands at 313,368.759 kg and worth over N3 billion naira.

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