Notorious Drug Kingpin Arrested in Borno

NDLEA-LogoThe suspect whose identity was not revealed for reasons bordering on security has been charged to court.

A press release made available to newsmen indicates that the command has declared one Iliya Musa alias Kwada wanted for a similar offence.

According to the statement, Iliya has been on the run from the state and a manhunt has been declared for him to be fished from any part of the country.

The release signed by the State Commander, Joe Icha said that one conviction was secured from the Federal High Court Maiduguri Division while several other cases still pending regarding 82 male suspects arrested in the month of January 2020.

Icha added that 81 drug users were counselled and successfully treated and reunited with their families within the month under review.

“Four addicts were quarantined and were admitted to undergo resident counselling in command’s drug counselling unit in Maiduguri,” he said.

Meanwhile, a total of 15.97 kilo grammes of illicit substances comprising of 12.420 kilo grammes of cannabis and 3.517 kilo grammes of psychotropic substances were seized and withdrawn from circulation during the period under review.



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