The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Sokoto State Command, arrest Umar Mohammed, the Village Head of Ruga in Shagari Local Government for alleged drug trafficking.
Adamu Iro, the NDLEA Commander during a press briefing on Tuesday, with the newsmen in Sokoto said the suspect was arrested following an intelligence-driven investigation by the command.
“So, Alhamdulillah, on Monday, we have been able to nan him and we found 436.381 kg of Cannabis Sativa and 1 kg of Diazepam at his residence,” he said.
Mr Iro added that the suspect had since admitted to the offence and informed the command of being in the business for a long period
He said that the command would ensure a proper, but speedy investigation on the matter to charge the suspect in court.
The commander further assured the citizens of the NDLEA’s determination to raid all traffickers’ dens and ensure that they are prosecuted accordingly.
He, however, appealed to the general public to continue to support the a toward achieving its mandate of ending any form of drug abuse in society.