Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have arrested a ninety-year-old retired soldier, Usman Adamu, for supplying illcit drugs to bandits in Sokoto.
The suspect, was arrested last Wednesday at Mailalle, Sabon Birni Local Government Area with five point one kilogram of cannabis sativa.
NDLEA Director Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi, said the agency arrested a Pastor, Anietie Effiong, with three drums of Mkpuru Mmiri, believed to have been imported from India.
Effiong, was arrested on Saturday at Oron Beach, after a consignment weighing ninety kilograms and loaded into a commercial bus at Ojuelegba in Lagos was intercepted during a stop and search operation.
The drug alleged to be destined for Republic of Cameroon, was said to have been packed with thirty kilograms in each drum.