LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have arrested two suspects for concealing cannabis in a bag of garri.
The suspects, Kabiru Muhammed and Isah Muhammed were said to have been arrested along Zaria-Kano Road, Kano.
Spokesman for the anti-narcotics agency, Femi Babafemi, disclosed this in a statement to journalists on 30 April.
The statement read: “Two suspects, Kabiru Muhammed, 35, and Isah Muhammed, 28, were arrested with 20 blocks of cannabis weighing 11.2kg concealed in a bag of cassava flakes (garri) along Zaria-Kano road, Kano on Friday, April 28.
“No fewer than seven bags of cannabis with a gross weight of 74.5kg were recovered when operatives raided an uncompleted building located in a bush in Ala town, Akure area of Ondo state.”
Also, 60kg of the same substance concealed among footwear in two jumbo sacks was recovered from one Aminu Mohammed along Ibadan-Oyo Road, Oyo State while waiting to board a vehicle to Kebbi State.
Meanwhile, NDLEA officials also seized 126 parcels of Canadian loud, a synthetic strain of cannabis, weighing 63Kg concealed in a used Toyota Corolla car imported from Toronto, Canada at the Tincan Seaport in Lagos.