NDLEA nabs blind grandpa, leper for drug trafficking
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested a blind 67-year-old grandpa, Aliyu Adebiyi, and a leper, Haruna Abdullahi, for drug trafficking.
The Director, Media and Advocacy, NDLEA, Mr Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Sunday, said Adebiyi was caught with 234 kilogrammes of cannabis.
The statement read in part, “In Osun State, NDLEA officers on Friday took into custody a blind 67-year-old grandpa, Aliyu Adebiyi, in whose house they found 234kg of cannabis at Sokoto village, Owena Ijesa, Atakumosa East LGA. In his statement, he said a drug dealer kept the consignment with him for a fee of N6,000 per month and paid for three months upfront.”
He noted that 45-year-old Abdullahi, notorious for drug dealing, was arrested at Garko town, Kano, on Thursday, while 2.2kg of cannabis and various quantities of diazepam and exol were recovered from him.