NDLEA Arrests 35 Drug Suspects In Anambra

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Thursday raided some motor parks in State and arrested no fewer than 35 alleged drug suspects.

The agency carried out the raid in a joint operation with soldiers , police , Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Prisons Service and Nigeria Immigration Service.

The area raided included Nnewi , Ihiala , Obosi , Okija , Okpoko , Owerri , Lagos and Benin parks in the state.

Substances suspected to be cannabis sativa, cocaine and heroin were recovered from suspects .

The State Commander , Mr . Sule Momodu, said the raid would be a continuous exercise to ensure the state was free of illicit drugs , especially in the parks .

He commended the Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano , for giving them the needed logistics to do the work .

Momodu said those arrested would be screened to determine their culpability in the crime before taking them to court .

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