National Drugs Laws Enforcement Agency on Wednesday 18th September 2019 arrested 25 drugs lords who had 166.95 kg of illicit drugs in their possession. The State Commander for the NDLEA in Adamawa state Mr Yakubu Kibo revealed that a 59- year old notorious drug was arrested 600gms of Cannabis Sativa in his possession. He also added that total of 218 bottles of Cough syrup with codeine weighing 29.5kg, and 350g of Rohypnol capsules were recovered from these suspects.
Also he said that the Gombi Area Command of the Agency arrested five suspects and seized a truck containing 107 kg of Tramadol concealed with other pharmaceutical drugs. “Furthermore, Yusuf along side Abdurrashed, Lawal, Waziri Musa and Ali were arrested with fresh Cannabis Sativa weighing 10.2Kg, 10Kg and 3.8kg samples of Pentazocine injection cannabis Sativa and 168 gm of Diazepam, five cartons of pentazocine injection, as well as 21kg and 195 kg of cannabis Sativa respectively.
He concluded that the suspects would be charged to court when their investigation comes to a complete end.