Pregnant Woman, two others arrested with 2,410 kilos of Cannabis

A pregnant woman was one of three persons paraded by the Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday in Benin, the Edo State Capital.

According to the Mr. Buba Wakawa, the state commander, the suspects – two women and a man – were arrested in May in the state.

The suspects, he said, were arrested in possession of 2,410 kilogrammes of substance suspected to be cannabis sativa which the agency has kept as evidence.

He also revealed that the command also seized about 80 tablets of tramadol from the pregnant suspect, while the heroin and cocaine were seized from the other female suspect.

He further noted that two vehicles were seized in connection with the crime, while the command had counselled 32 persons, comprising 20 males and 12 females.

He restated the command’s commitment to ridding the state of illicit drug trafficking and appealed for a befitting and operational conducive office for the agency in the state.

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