NDLEA Intercepts Abuja- Bound Loads of Laughing Gas, Skunk, & Other Illicit Substances (Video)

Date: 24-09-2023 10:06 pm (2 months ago) | Author: kacy lee
- at 24-09-2023 10:06 PM (2 months ago)

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has shared some of its breakthroughs in recent investigations and raids.

The agency's spokesperson, Femi Babafemi in a statement released on Sunday, September 24, disclosed that they intercepted Abuja-bound loads of Nitrous Oxide ‘laughing gas’, skunk, codeine syrup, methamphetamine and tramadol consignments, destroyed 40 tons of cannabis plants in Ekiti and also intercepted over 4,000kgs of illicit drugs in Lagos, Kogi, FCT, Kaduna, Sokoto, Edo raids.

The statement read;

Over four tons of illicit and controlled drugs including consignments of nitrous oxide popularly known as laughing gas, skunk, codeine syrup, methamphetamine and tramadol have been intercepted by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, during interdiction operations in Lagos, Kogi, FCT, Jigawa, Kaduna, Sokoto and Edo states.

No fewer than 1,194 cylinders of laughing gas with a total weight of 2,547.2 kilograms loaded in two Toyota Sienna buses were on Friday 22nd September intercepted by NDLEA operatives along Okene-Lokoja-Abuja expressway. Two suspects: Onyebuchi Ikpozu and Kenneth Igwe who were taking the consignments to the nation’s Federal Capital Territory for distribution have been arrested and taken into custody.

While one of the Toyota Sienna buses marked KTU 582 HV was conveying 99 cartons containing 594 cylinders weighing 1,267.200kgs, the second bus with registration number FKJ 329 YA was conveying 100 cartons of the substance with 600 cylinders weighing 1,280kgs. A 48-year-old woman, Mrs. Ugo Eluba was also arrested in Abuja in a follow up operation after 2,400 ampules of pentazocine injection and 100,000 tablets of Exol-5 intercepted in Kogi state were traced to her.

In the FCT, operatives intercepted 977 kilograms of skunk on Wednesday 20th September in a trailer marked LSR 343 XW, bearing cartons of maggi. The skunk consignment was loaded into the truck at Ipele junction.


Posted: at 24-09-2023 10:06 PM (2 months ago) | Addicted Hero
- gogoman at 24-09-2023 10:12 PM (2 months ago)
kill dem
Posted: at 24-09-2023 10:12 PM (2 months ago) | Grande Master
- EDDYPRINCE at 24-09-2023 11:56 PM (2 months ago)
Nice Job
Posted: at 24-09-2023 11:56 PM (2 months ago) | Addicted Hero