Two Arrested as NDLEA intercepts truck load of Indian hemp in Kaduna

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kaduna state says it has arrested two suspects for supposedly shipping a truck load of Indian hemp weighed 1.760 kilograms of Cannabis sativa (Indian hemp).

The Cannabis sativa is said to be headed to scoundrels in Kaduna State.

The agency said the cannabis was intended for appropriation to bandits in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State and Katsina and Niger States.

In an announcement on Friday by NDLEA Commander, Kaduna state, Bala Musa Fagge, said the truck conveying the drugs was from Akure, Ondo State and going to Zaria, Kaduna State.

He gave the names of the suspects as; Bashir Mohammed, who is the driver and Tukur Usaini, the beneficiary of the drug. Usaini told journalists that they sell a bag at N25,000 to regular clients while the scoundrels pay N45,000 per sack.