NDLEA seizes Tramadol capsules worth N50m in Adamawa

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has seized 46.8 kilograms of suspected Tramadol capsules worth N50 million in Mubi, Mubi North Local Government Area of Adamawa.

The NDLEA Commander in the state, Mr Idris Bello, said this while speaking in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Yola saying that the drug was seized in a house at Unguwan Madina, Mubi town.

Bello further said the command had also seized 82 blocks of compressed substance, weighing 79 kilogrammes, believed to be Cannabis Sativa, popularly known as Indian Hemp, in Lafiya-Lamurde in Lamurde Local Government Area of the state.

“The Adamawa Command of NDLEA, on Feb. 19, successfully arrested a suspect, with 225mg of Tramadol tablets, 100mg capsules and Diazepam tablets, all weighing 46.8 kg.

“Similarly, the Command, on Feb. 24, also arrested a suspect, of Lafiya-Lamurde, in possession of 82 blocks of compressed Cannabis Sativa substance, weighing 70 kg, in Lamurde Local Government Area,” he said.

 

The NDLEA commander added that from January to date it has arrested no fewer than 136 suspects in connection with drug-related cases across the state.

He also disclosed that during the period under review, 12 people were convicted, while 67 cases were still pending at the Federal High Court, Yola.

“I am warning illicit drug merchants to either leave the state or be arrested and dealt with accordingly,” he stated.

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