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NDLEA arrests two suspected drug dealers in Kebbi, recovers 40kg of hard drugs



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Two suspected drug dealers have been arrested in Kebbi state with 40 laptop bags stuffed with 40 kilogrammes of hard drugs.

Suleiman Jadi, State Commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kebbi office, made this known to newsmen on Saturday in Birnin Kebbi.

Jadi explained that the suspects were intercepted in Yauri Local Government Area of the state on their way to Sokoto State.

“Our men on patrol have succeeded in intercepting two suspected drug dealers with 40 laptop bags compressed with hard drugs weighing about 40 kilogrammes.

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“They were intercepted in Yauri Local Government Area of the state on their way from Lagos to Sokoto State”.

Jadi said the suspects had confessed to their crime.

“They confessed that this is their second time of moving such quantity to Sokoto state this year.’’

According to him, the suspects will soon be charged to court on conclusion of investigation.

The commander also called on members of the public to always supply the command with useful information on activities of drug dealers in their communities.

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