NDLEA Arraigns Man For Drug Trafficking


The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Lagos has arraigned a man named Usman who was allegedly trafficking Cannabis Sativa (Marijuana) worth 967.9kg.

The NDLEA  charged Usman on one count of drug trafficking before a Federal High Court,the suit marked FHC/L/378/2019 is pending before Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo.

It was related that Usman was unlawfully transporting the large volume of exhibit in a commercial bus from Eke-Akete Ajah area Lagos State.

It was noted that Cannabis is restricted by law, adding that trafficking in same contravened the provisions of Sections 11(c) of the NDLEA Act of 2004.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The court adjourned the case until February 24, 2020, for trial.

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