22 Persons Convicted in Anambra for Drug Offenses

www.odogwublog.com reports that National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, yesterday said no fewer than twenty-two (21) people have been convicted for drug related offences between January 2017 and February 2018 in Anambra state.

The Anambra State Commander of the Agency, Mr Sule Momodu, disclosed this in an ABS participatory programme, NDLEA and You monitored by www.odogwublog.com in Awka.

 Mr Momodu said the suspects were convicted for being in possession of hard drugs such a cocaine, heroin and cannabis sativa in different quantities ranging from zero point seven grams to eighteen kilograms and received sentences ranging from twelve months to seven years.

The State NDLEA boss, revealed that nineteen convictions were secured in 2017 and three convictions secured in February 2018, while stating that the agency will not relent in its efforts to ensure that the State is totally rid of drug trafficking and abuse.

Mr Momodu who alerted the public of a new threat of the abuse of methaplythamine that is beginning to rear its ugly head in the State, called on the church and community leaders, to join in the fight against drug abuse.

He commended the State government for its support to the Agency in the fight especially for retaining it as a member of the State Security Council, saying that such gesture is key to the successes being recorded in the fight against the menace in the society.

22 Persons Convicted in Anambra for Drug Offenses 22 Persons Convicted in Anambra for Drug Offenses Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Wednesday, March 07, 2018 Rating: 5

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