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NDLEA arrests NYSC Member For Importing Drugged Candies From UK

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a 22-year-old National Youths Service Corps () member, Arnold Maniru, for importing four kilograms (kg) of drugged candies from the .

Its Director  and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi said this in a statement made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in 

Babafemi said the corps member, serving with a government agency in , was arrested on Saturday, Aug. 28, following the interception of a consignment at the warehouse of a transport company.


He said that a controlled delivery of the parcel, which contained the candies laced with arizona, a strong variant of cannabis and some liquid, were subsequently carried out.

Also, operatives attached to courier companies in Lagos have intercepted 1.2kg of cannabis, concealed inside locally made cookies going to Dubai, Uniter Arab Emirates (UAE).

Babafemi said that 920grams of cocaine hidden inside synthetic hair heading to  were also intercepted in Lagos.

“Another 1.08kg cannabis, concealed in spray cans going to Pakistan and 625 grams of methamphetamine, hidden in clothing heading to Australia were also seized, ” he said. (NAN)

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