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NDLEA arrests blind grandpa, leper for drug trafficking

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A blind 67-year-old grandpa, Aliyu Adebiyi, and a leper, Haruna Abdullahi, has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, for drug trafficking.

This was disclosed by the Director, Media and Advocacy, NDLEA, Mr Femi Babafemi, through a press statement on Sunday.

According to him, Adebiyi was caught with 234 kilogrammes of cannabis.

The statement read in part, “In Osun State, NDLEA officers on Friday took into custody a blind 67-year-old grandpa, Aliyu Adebiyi, in whose house they found 234kg of cannabis at Sokoto village, Owena Ijesa, Atakumosa East LGA. In his statement, he said a drug dealer kept the consignment with him for a fee of N6,000 per month and paid for three months upfront.”

He stated that Abdullahi, 45, was detained in Garko town, Kano, on Thursday, with 2.2kg of cannabis and varied quantities of diazepam and exol confiscated from him.

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