In Kaduna, NDLEA seizes 1.8kg of Indian hemp, arrest 2
By our correspondent
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it has arrested two suspects for allegedly transporting 1.760 kilogrammes of Cannabis sativa (Indian hemp) to bandits in Kaduna State.
The cannabis was meant for distribution to bandits in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State and Katsina and Niger States, the agency said.
This was disclosed by the commander NDLEA, Kaduna State, Bala Musa Fagge Commander in the state, Bala Musa Fagge, during a news conference on Thursday.
The truck conveying the drugs was from Akure, Ondo State and was heading to Zaria, Kaduna State.
The comander gave the names of the suspects as Bashir Mohammed, who is the driver and Tukur Usaini, the recipient of the drug.
One of the suspects, Usaini told journalists that they sell a bag at N25,000 to regular customers while the bandits pay N45,000 per bag.