NDLEA intercepts bandits with AK 47 rifles in Katsina, Benue

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Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), have arrested three bandits; Adamu Shehu, Tukur Mohammed and Ibrahim Suleiman with three AK 47 rifles, as well as other dangerous items, while on an attack mission in Katsina State.

According to the Benue state command, the arrests and seizures were made at NDLEA checkpoints where narcotic officers stop and search vehicles for illicit drugs.

Speaking when the Benue state command was handing over the high calibre G3 rifle and the suspect to the Agency’s national headquarters in Abuja on Thursday, August 12, 2021, Chairman/Chief Executive, Retired Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa noted that the NDLEA will continue to support efforts by other security agencies especially the armed forces to restore law and order across the country.

“For us at NDLEA, we’ll continue to do our best with our highly dedicated officers and men to cut off accessibility to illicit drugs by criminal gangs by blocking the trafficking of these psychoactive and psychotropic substances. In doing this, we’ll not shy away from complementing the efforts of other security agencies especially our armed forces in our collective bid to restore security and maintain law and order in all parts of the country”, Gen. Marwa said

The Chairman of the agency added that while commending the commands, noted that the NDLEA will continue to support efforts by other security agencies especially the armed forces to restore law and order across the country.

 




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