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NDLEA arrests wheelchair-bound drug dealer, ex- convict and others

Written by on November 13, 2023

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have arrested a drug dealer, 45-year-old Godwin Emuneyin, who is physically challenged and uses his wheelchair as a cover to deal in illicit substances in Owan East Local Government Area of Edo State.

The anti-narcotics agency revealed that the suspect was arrested on Tuesday, November 7, at his base following credible intelligence.

The spokesperson for the NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, revealed in a statement that a wooden box used to conceal illicit substances including 18 pinches of methamphetamine, one block and 71 wraps of cannabis, was recovered from him.

In other interdiction operations in Edo State, the NDLEA operatives on Monday, November 6, recovered 42 bags of cannabis weighing 480 kilograms from a forest in Owan West Local Government Area.

The Utese forest in Ovia North East Local Government Area was also raided the same day with 231.5 kilograms of the substance recovered and a cannabis farm destroyed.

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