Pregnant woman nabbed with 1,441kg of imported skunk

December 20, 2021
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A pregnant woman, Eze Joy Chioma has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) with 1,442 kilograms of imported skunk in Ojo, Lagos State.

She was arrested on Friday, December 17, 2021 when the NDLEA operatives raided her store and home in the Ojo area of Lagos.

Similarly, NDLEA in its raids across Rivers, Kogi, Benue, Adamawa, Anambra, Edo, Ekiti and Ondo States seized over 4,000kg of assorted illicit drugs.

NDLEA in a statement on Sunday, December 19th, 2021 by its spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, said; “On Saturday, December 18, during a routine stop and search exercise along the Aba/Port Harcourt Expressway, by Obigbo, operatives intercepted a consignment of tramadol in a commercial Toyota Hiace bus, with a waybill addressed to one Shadrach Udechukwu.”

“A follow-up operation led to Udechukwu’s arrest and different quantities of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, cannabis sativa, tramadol, exol-5, swinol, and diazepam were recovered from him.”

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“In Kogi State, one Timi Sunday was arrested with 95.945kg of cannabis at Egba town, and Musa Sani with 10.5kg of cannabis along Okene-Lokoja highway, while Yaro Bala was arrested with 65kg of cannabis on the same road.”

“No fewer than 20,000 capsules of tramadol coming from Onitsha, Anambra State, was seized in Otukpo, Benue, and a suspect arrested, while in Adamawa, a search operation in a house at Ajiya Street, Jimeta, led to the arrest of a female suspect, Maryam Yunusa, with 16 pinches of cocaine.”

“A raid at Success Line, Marine Modern Market, Onitsha, led to the seizure of 234kg of cannabis and a suspect arrested, while in Edo State, Francis Eferi was arrested in Okpuje, Owan West LGA with 481kg of cannabis and Emmanuel Amu with 81kg of cannabis at Sobe.”

“In Ekiti, 1,420kg of cannabis was recovered from Ara in Ikole LGA, while in Akure, Ondo State, operatives arrested one Mrs Grace Henry in her residence at Itamo Igoba with 573kg of cannabis. In other parts of the state, 450kg of cannabis was seized along Ipele-Idoani Road, and 420.5kg of cannabis at Ogkogu Camp, Ipele, both in Owo LGA.”

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