NDLEA arrests 611 drug traffickers in Kaduna

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kaduna State Command, said it had arrested 611 suspected drug traffickers from January to July in the State.

The agency’s Commander in the state, Mr Umar Adoro disclosed this to the Newsmen on Monday in Kaduna.

Adoro said out of  the 611 suspects, 480 drug users had been counseled, rehabilitated and integrated into the society,

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“131 were charged to court and we secured the conviction of 69 and 62 are still  awaiting trial within the period under review.

 ”Within the period under review, the command also seized illicit drug which included  Cannabis 3,893.189kg , Cocaine 1.309kg, Heroin 0.097kg ,Psychotropic 3,949.63kg, Methamphetamine 0.147kg and Tramadol 1,851.369kg .

“The total drug seized was 3,898,991.552kg…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper