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Cannabis Hidden In Sacks Of Garri Intercepted By NDLEA


Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Edo state according to reports intercepted 83 kilograms of Cannabis Sativa which was concealed inside sacks of garri.

The NDLEA, Edo state commander, Mr. Buba Wakawa who revealed this information to the press said that the drug seizure took place at Aviele trailer park in Etsako west local government area of Edo state.

The state commandeer said that the officers attached to the Auchi area command who were acting on intelligence reports raided the trailer park in Aviele where they found the dried weeds of cannabis hidden inside 8 sacks of garri, which they were preparing to smuggle out of the state.

 He added that initial investigations revealed that a local cannabis smuggling cartel in the area is behind the consignment that was intercepted.

He further added that an operation at the Uzebba forest had also led to the interception of 20 killograms of cannabis seeds and 13 killograms of dried weeds that were found out to be cannabis.


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