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Katsina: NDLEA Arrests Man Who Concealed Drugs In Bicycle Tube

Posted by Samuel on Thu 29th Feb, 2024 - tori.ng

Haruna, a resident of Charanchi Local Government Area, Katsina State, was nabbed among passengers in a commercial vehicle while traveling from Lagos to Charanchi LGA, where he hails from.

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The Katsina State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) apprehended a 20-year-old individual, Jamilu Haruna, for possession of illicit substances during a routine stop and search patrol along the Kano-Katsina Expressway.

Haruna, a resident of Charanchi Local Government Area, Katsina State, was nabbed among passengers in a commercial vehicle while traveling from Lagos to Charanchi LGA, where he hails from.

Bashir Adamu, the Public Relations Officer, PRO, of NDLEA in Katsina, in a statement on Wednesday stated that during the stop and search operation, Haruna was discovered to have concealed three different illicit drugs within the rear tube of a dilapidated bicycle in his possession.

The confiscated drugs include 154 grams of Cannabis Sativa, 6.3 grams of Diazepam Pills and 8.6 grams of Exol-5

According to Adamu, further investigations to uncover any additional information that may lead to the apprehension of more individuals involved in the illicit activity is ongoing.

The Assistant Superintendent of Narcotics emphasised the agency’s continued commitment to eradicating drug abuse and illicit trafficking within the state and the region.

He called upon the general public to provide support and assistance to the NDLEA in achieving its objectives in the ongoing battle against the menace of hard drugs.



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