148 suspected drug peddlers & traffickers apprehended in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested about 148 suspected drug peddlers and traffickers in various parts of the state. 

Confirming the arrest, the acting State NDLEA Commander, Mr. Uche Iyke who paraded the suspects on Monday December 21, said they recovered illicit substances like tramadol, codeine, diazepam from the drug traffickers which were billed for Zaria, Kaduna and the environs. 

He further stated that, the agency secured twelve convictions during the year and added that the suspects will be charged to court in order to serve as a deterrent to other addicts and traffickers.

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