The Nationwide Drug Legislation Enforcement Company, NDLEA, has recorded one other main feat in its battle towards the use and sale of illicit medication in Rivers State.
Recall that Rivers State Command, underneath the watch of Rachael Shelleng, had arrested a number of suspects, final week at varied elements of the State.
Making the current arrest identified in a press release circulated within the media, the Public Relations Officer of NDLEA in Rivers State, Emmanuel Ogbumgbada, mentioned the suspects have been caught whereas making an attempt to maneuver the illicit substance from Edo State to Omoku city in Ogba Egbema Ndoni Native Authorities Space of the State.
The assertion reads: “At about 9:00am on Sunday twenty eighth February, 2021, officers of NDLEA Rivers State Command intercepted one ash color Hyundai Sonata saloon automotive conveying 200 blocks of compressed Hashish Sativa hid inside 5 sacks, weighing 115kgs.
“Two male suspects have been arrested in connection to the seizure.
“The interception occurred close to the JTF checkpoint in Ahoada East LGA by the operatives of NDLEA Ahoada Space Command.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects have been shifting the illicit substance from Edo State to the Omoku space of Rivers State to provide to their prospects.
“Each suspects are already in custody and are supplying helpful info to the Company.”
NDLEA intercepts 115kg of compressed hashish in Rivers