The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Kaduna State Command on Monday, said it has seized 398, 192kg of illicit drugs and arrested 69 suspects in the state. The state Commander NDLEA, Ibrahim Braji, disclosed that the seizures and arrests were made in September.
Braji added that 14 illicit drug joints in the state dismantled were in Rigasa, Gwantu, Yankifi, Nasarawa, Television, and Romi. Others were in Kanti Agah, Kabala Doki, Tudun Wada, Agwa, Tirkaniya, Kakuri, Unguwar Mu’azu and Gabari Zaria City.
He stated that the 398,192kg of drugs seized included Indian Hemp, Cocaine. Methamphetamine, Tramadol, and Psychotropic substances.
Crude oil concealed in three polythene bags, one locally made pistol, and 14 rounds of blank ammunition, with 7.62mm live bullets were also seized within the same period, he added.
Others were in Kanti Agah, Kabala Doki, Tudun Wada, Agwa, Tirkaniya, Kakuri, Unguwar Mu’azu and Gabari Zaria City.