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Five Arrested With Suspected Drugs

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Bundles of suspected drugs in a bag seized from the suspects
(Photo: DLEAG)

By Buba Gagigo

The Drug Law Enforcement Agency (DLEAG) has announced the arrest of 5 (four males and a female) with suspected drugs on 8th March 2021.

“19 years old [suspect 1] from Senegal and 20 years old [suspect 2] were apprehended on the 8 March 2022 around 23:15 hours GMT with suspected prohibited drugs. The duo were onboard a taxi….Suspect 1 who is a Senegalese was arrested with one (1) bundle of suspected cannabis sativa and suspect 2 who is a Gambian was clutched with three (3) big bundles of suspected cannabis sativa,” the DLEAG said in a statement on Thursday.

DLEAG added that in a village in Foni, suspect 3 was arrested with six big bundles of suspected cannabis sativa; while suspect 4 was nabbed with two (2) big bundles of suspected cannabis sativa, one (1) stone of suspected hashish and one (1) tablet of clonazepam.

“19 years old, (female & suspect 5) was arrested at a checkpoint with three bundles of suspected cannabis sativa. She was onboard a commercial vehicle…” the statement concluded. 

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