The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Command in Borno, on Friday has arrested 29 suspected drug dealers in the state.
Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, the commandant of NSCDC, told the Newsmen in Maiduguri that suspects were arrested during a joint patrol with the military on Thursday at the metropolis.
The suspects were arrested at different locations in the state capital and large quantities of suspected psychotropic substances were also recovered from them.
Men of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) had recently had a joint operation initiated by security agents to stem criminal activities and enhance security network in the state.
The commandant added that the suspects would be handed over to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), for prosecution.
He emphasised the commitments of the corps to partner with other security agencies, to protect lives and property in the state.