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NDLEA impound truckload of tramadol in Benue

NDLEA Officials have discovered a consignment of hard drugs that was secretly transported in Benue State in Nigeria.

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and The Benue State police in togetherness with the police officers have arrested a J-5 truck with cartons of tramadol drugs.

Fatai Owoseni, Commissioner of Police, who arraigned the suspects alongside the substance disclosed that the substance which was packed in different boxes, after thorough searching the Police officer discovered that it turned out to be tramadol, a drug taken by youths to commit crime.

Owoseni while conducting a press release to news men, averred that there was an intelligence report that a J-5 bus coming from Aliade to Makurdi was transporting substance packaged in different cartons believed to be dangerous drugs.

Based on the report the police with officers of NDLEA mobilized and accosted the vehicle with its two occupants. According to the CP, the two suspects arrested have made useful information and investigation is ongoing.

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In another development, twelve armed robbers were arrested at different locations of the state, with several items used in perpetrating crimes like locally fabricated pistols, military uniforms, caps, walkie talkie and other weapons including a carton of dangerous drugs recovered from them.

The CP while commending the general public for their support through timely information called on the citizens to say something when they see something.

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