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NDLEA intercepts 18 guns, 2,300 cartridges in Kogi


Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on patrol along Okene-Abuja expressway, on Saturday, September 17, intercepted a J5 vehicle coming from Onitsha enroute Kaduna-Zaria with 18 pieces of pump action rifles and 1,300 cartridges.

While the two suspects conveying the arms and ammunition, Chukwudi Aronu, 51, and Shuaibu Gambo, 23, were arrested, another suspect, Anthony Agada, 37, conveying 1,000 cartridges, was also nabbed in a bus coming from Onitsha to Abuja on the same day.

The anti-narcotic agency spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, revealed in a statement on Sunday.

“1,404 bottles of codeine syrup and 2,040 ampoules of pentazocine injection were seized from another vehicle coming from Onitsha enroute Sokoto, with the receiver, Stanley Raymond, 39, and the sender, Shadrack Ifediora, 46, arrested in follow up operations in Sokoto and Anambra States respectively.

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