The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Kano State Command says it has arrested a two-time female convict with 576 kilograms of cannabis sativa.
The NDLEA Commander in the state, Dr. Ibrahim Abdul disclosed this to newsmen on Thursday in Kano, gave the ex-convict’s name as Madam Caroline.
According to Abdul, the woman was arrested along Zaria-Kano road while conveying the weeds from Lagos in a container truck.
In his statement, “This woman, a notorious drug dealer was arrested twice, and now she is going to be a third offender by the grace of God, and has finally met her waterloo.
“We also arrested one Bako, with 201 kilograms of cannabis sativa, also along Zaria-Kano road while heading to Kano city in a Honda Accord car.
“ a gateman was also arrested in Bichi Local Government Area with 87 kilograms of the same substance.
The NDLEA commander also stated that what they normally do is to follow the suspects from far away until when they have entered their territory before arresting them”.
Mr. Abdul explained that in October, the command intercepted 1,340.6 kilograms of exhibits.
He said some of the exhibits intercepted included 1,137.6 kilograms of cannabis sativa and 203.1 kilograms of psychotropic substance.
He said that further investigation was ongoing for the possible prosecution of the suspects.
The commander said that most of the seizures were recorded during a special operation by the command’s Joint Task Force.
“In the month of October, we secured the conviction of 15 drug traffickers and six regular clients were admitted.
“Also, four clients were counselled and rehabilitated, while 126 drug users were referred for brief intervention (counseling).
While answering questions, the suspect admitted to have been convicted twice in the past.