NDLEA arrests 10 women drug traffickers in Anambra
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Anambra State has arrested 10 women in its fight against illicit drugs in the state within the last six months.
The state commander of the agency, Sule Momodu, made the disclosure recently in Awka,
Momodu said the suspects were among 156 drug traffickers arrested by the agency in Anambra State between January and June.
He said the agency also impounded three vehicles used by the suspects to transport large quantities of Indian hemp from Delta to Anambra State.
He said a total of 922.5 kilogrammes of Indian hemp was impounded in the last six months by the agency.
Sule Momodu appealed to Governor Willie Obiano to help in building the rehabilitation centre he had approved in Anambra State.
Describing the fight against drug trafficking and abuse of illicit drugs in Nigeria as total, the NDLEA state commander paid tribute to the fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives to create a drug free society, adding that their sacrifices were not in vain as the fight must be won.