We arrested a total of 84 suspects in July alone, says the Kaduna State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in a recent report.
In a statement issued on Sunday (today), Kaduna NDLEA Commander, Ibrahim Braji, said the command also seized 451.976kg of illicit drugs in the month under review.
He disclosed further that the command secured six convictions of suspects.
The NDLEA commander also said the various drugs seized included Indian Hemp, Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Tramadol and other Psychotropic substances, with the grand total of the seized drugs weighing 451.976kg.
The commander also disclosed that its operatives also recovered 90 rounds of live ammunition, Live bullets of 7.62mm calibres and a new Jojef pump action gun with registration number 23-0174.
“Within the month under review, 18 illicit drug joints have been dismantled across the state which included Kantin Agah, Hayin Dan-mani, Mando, Anguwan Dosa, Mararabar Rido, Tukur-Tukur and Sabon Gari.
“Others are Palladan, Unguwar Doki, Mekera, Rigasa, Dan Daura, Karji, Ghana road, Television, Unguwar Ma’azu, Kudenden and Jushi,” Braji noted, appealing to parents to watch over their children and know the kind of friends they associated with at all times.
He warned illegal drug dealers to look for better livelihood, adding that if they refused, the agency would go after them and ensure they faced the full wrath of the law.