Police arrest 24-year-old drug baron in Delta

Delta State Police Command’s Crack Surveillance team have arrested a 24-year-old suspected drug baron, Larry Onifon in Eku, Ethiope-East Local Government Area of Delta State.

Other suspects flee upon the arrest of the drug baron, who claimed to be a fashion designer, and was arrested during a raid on black spots by the police.

The Police also recovered forty (40) packets of 100mg Tramadol, eighty-nine (89) wraps of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, four (4) sachets of Swinol, three (3) containers of Loud, fifty-five (55) wraps of substances suspected to be cocaine from the suspect.

The Delta State Police Command, led by CP Ari Muhammed Ali confirmed in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe said, “The suspect Larry Onifon also stated that the cartel popularly called ‘OBJ cartel’ is owned by one of the fleeing suspects named ‘OBJ’.

“Suspect is in custody, while a manhunt for the other fleeing suspects is ongoing.”

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