Tuesday, 2 June 2015

NDLEA Impounds 42.864 Kilograms of Drugs in Anambra

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Drugs weighing 42.864 kilograms have been seized by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), Anambra State Command in the month of May 2015.

The total drugs seized include 39.703kg of Cannabis Sativa, Cocaine 27.4grammes, Heroine 8.6grammes as well as 510 grammes and 2.615kg for solid and liquid Methamphetamine respectively.

Briefing newsmen today at the command's headquarters, Awka, the Commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Anambra State, Mr. Sule Momodu disclosed that 31 Male suspects were arrested for various drug-related offences while 3 persons have been convicted in court.

He appealed to Anambra communities to provide the command with useful information that would lead to the arrest of any drug peddler in their areas, assuring that maximum protection of their informants' identity.

Momodu, while pleading with the communities singled out Gov. Willie Obiano for special praise. 'Obiano has done very well in the area of security and should be supported. Everybody should encourage the Governor for his zero tolerance to drug abuse and crime.

'Ever since he came on board Anambra State has experienced peaceful atmosphere devoid of crime and other drug related offences have been reduced drastically .

'We have a  mandate of reducing the availability of drugs in the streets of Anambra State to the barest minimum and to make Anambra safe for local and foreign investors.

'NDLEA, As a member of Security Council of the State and a member of the joint security task force (Operation Nkpochapu) we are poised to rid the State of drug peddlers . Drug peddlers should please leave Anambra State for good. We are working because Gov. Willie Obiano wants us to work,' Momodu said.



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