DRUG ABUSE: NDLEA Arrests Woman, 3 Others over Drugs Peddling
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Anambra State Command, has arrested one female and three male suspected drugs peddlers in the state. A statement by NDLEA spokesman for the command, Odigie Charles Efosa, said the suspects were arrested at different locations across the state with various substances suspected to be Indian hemp.
The suspects include one Mrs Blessing Ibe, arrested in Okija, Inhiala Local Government Area allegedly with Indian hemp, weighing 513 grammes. Others are: China Okpara arrested in Nibo, Awka South LGA with Indian hemp weighing 600 grams; Sunday Igilije arrested in Amawbia Awka South LGA with the weed weighing 45 grammes and Uche Mmadu arrested in Ekwulobia, Aguata LGA with the weed weighing 100 grams.
The spokesman said the raid would be a continuous one in the state to reduce cases of drug abuse. He urged members of the public to provide necessary information to the agency to assist in curbing the menace of drugs.