NDLEA Intercepts Truck With 1,500kgs Illicit Drugs In Zamfara
A truck loaded with 1,503.044 kilograms of illicit drugs has been intercepted by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Zamfara State Command.
The State Commander, Gabriel Adamu, who disclosed this at a press conference in Tsafe town on Wednesday, September 23, said that officers of the command in Tsafe, acting on intelligence reports, intercepted a Mercedes Benz truck with registration number Anambra XY 200 FGG, along Gusau-Zaria expressway.
He said the illicit drugs contained in the truck include Cannabis sativa 185kgs, Hypnox 11.5kgs, Diazepam 14kgs, Valinex-5 22.7kgs, Exol-5 310kgs and Codeine syrup 59.844kgs among others.
The commander said that two persons were arrested in connection with the seizure, adding that investigation was ongoing before further actions.
The commander warned drug merchants to have a change of heart or face justice. He also solicited the assistance of general public to continue providing the agency with useful information.