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February 28, 2024

Katsina NDLEA nabs man with drugs hidden in bicycle tubes

Katsina NDLEA nabs man with drugs hidden in bicycle tubes
By Ogalah Ibrahim

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Katsina State arrested a 20-year-old man, Jamilu Haruna, suspected of trafficking illicit drugs.

Haruna, a native of Charanchi Local Government Area, was arrested along the Kano-Katsina Expressway, while returning from Lagos to Charanchi during a routine stop and search operation.

According to ASN Bashir Adamu, the NDLEA Public Relations Officer for Katsina, the suspect was discovered to have three different types of drugs concealed inside the rear tube of a broken bicycle belonging to the suspect.

The seized drugs include: 154 grams of Cannabis Sativa, 6.3 grams of Diazepam Pills and 8.6 grams of Exol-5

Adamu stated that investigations are ongoing to gather further information that could lead to the arrest of other accomplices.

He also emphasised the NDLEA’s commitment to curbing drug abuse and trafficking within Katsina State and called for public cooperation in achieving these objectives.