The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has confirmed the arrest of two suspects who were in possession of 11,748 pills of Tramadol and Diazepam.
The wanted suspect, Ozoemena Egbochue, age 38, was arrested at the Swali market in Yenagoa on Monday 22nd of May, following the earlier arrest of his sales boy, Morgan Eredeowei.
According to Femi Babafemi, Director, Media & Advocacy NDLEA Headquarters Abuja on Sunday 28th May 2023, operatives of NDLEA, with the support of the Nigerian Army, NSCDC and the Police also arrested one Eunice Eneh, 52yrs; Animan Ifeoma, 26yrs, and Chuks Webema Dennis, 35yrs, with a total of 343.9kg cannabis in Delta state.
“In Delta state, NDLEA operatives supported by men drawn from the Nigerian Army, NSCDC and the Police on Wednesday 24th May raided the notorious Abbi town, Ndokwa West LGA where three suspects: Eunice Eneh, 52; Animan Ifeoma, 26, and Chuks Webema Dennis, 35, were arrested with a total of 343.9kg cannabis recovered from them.
“A similar mop up operation in Bayelsa has led to the arrest of a wanted suspect, Ozoemena Egbochue, 38, at the Swali market in Yenagoa on Monday 22nd May following the earlier arrest of his sales boy, Morgan Eredeowei with 11,748 pills of tramadol and diazepam.
“While commending the officers and men of the Agency across all Commands nationwide for their professionalism and synergy with other law enforcement agencies in the mop up operation, Marwa urged them to sustain the offensive action even after the Monday 29th May handover ceremonies,” the statement read in part.
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