Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a 22-year-old National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving member, Arnold Maniru, in Abuja for importing four kilograms of drugged candies from the United Kingdom.
A controlled delivery of the parcel, which contains the candies laced with Arizona, a strong variant of cannabis and some liquid, was subsequently carried out,” Babafemi said.
Seizes Dubai, Saudi Arabia bound cookies, cocaine
In the same vein, operatives attached to courier companies in Lagos intercepted 1.2kg of cannabis concealed inside locally made cookies going to Dubai, UAE and 920grams of cocaine hidden inside synthetic hair heading to Saudi Arabia.
Another 1.08kg cannabis concealed in spray cans going to Pakistan and 625grams of methamphetamine hidden in clothing heading to Australia were also seized.
Meanwhile, across the states, operatives intensified arrests of traffickers and seizures of illicit drugs, leading to a total of 384.7kg of assorted narcotics being transported to Abuja for sale being intercepted and seized at patrol points in Lokoja, Kogi State on Monday 30th August and Thursday 2nd September, 2021 respectively.