The Nationwide Drug Regulation Enforcement Company (NDLEA), Niger Command, says it has arrested eight suspected drug traffickers with 603.24 kilogrammes of illicit medication in several elements of the state.
The Performing Commander of the company within the state, Mr Isaac Aloye, mentioned this in an interview with newsmen in Minna on Thursday, NAN stories.
Aloye mentioned the medication seized from the suspects included: 601.443 kg of Hashish Sativa, 0.0024 kg of Tramadol tablets and 1.8 kg of Exol- 5, valued at about N18.7 million.
He mentioned 5 suspects had already been charged to court docket, whereas three have been underneath investigation.
“We’ve succeeded in raiding and dislodging the dreaded uphill joint and Maitombi joint the place the unlawful sale of medication happen.
“We’ve additionally arrested 27 medication customers at totally different joints who have been counselled on the risks of illicit drug use and later launched to their dad and mom,” Aloye mentioned.
He added that the company wouldn’t relent in irritating the actions of drug peddlers within the state and the nation at massive.
NDLEA arrests 8 drug traffickers in Niger