The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Katsina State Command, has succeeded in the arrest of no fewer than 121 suspects of people peddling drugs including students of tertiary institutions in the state between January to April 2019.
According to ThisDay, the agency, equally, disclosed that within the period, 65.6082 kg of cannabis sativa, 10.746 tablets of psychotropic substances and 3.8 liters of codeine were seized from the suspects.
The Assistant State Commandant of the agency in charge of Operations and Intelligence, Dechi Elisha David disclosed this at a press briefing yesterday, noting that the suspects were nabbed at Kofar Marusa, hotels, Kofar Guga, motorize patrol and some parts of the state.
According to him, items seized from the suspects include, Cannabis Sativa, Tramadol, Exol, Dapsol, Diazepam, Codeine, Rubber Solution and Formalin, popularly known as Suck and Die”, he added.
He explained that at least 77 persons with drug abuse predicament were counseled, while 46 drug dealers were convicted at the state division of the Federal High Court, Katsina.
Source: Talafans inc