Two fake policemen arrested with 50 bags of cannabis

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2 fake policemen with cannabis

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested two persons suspected to be drug smugglers in Etsako East LGA of Edo State, reports ITV

2 fake policemen with cannabis

The suspects, Matthew Onumba and Ojukwwu Henry, disguised as policemen. They were intercepted while conveying 50 bags of Indian hemp, along Okpella-Okene road.

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The Edo State Commander of NDLEA, Mr. Buba Wakama, said the suspects, who are members of a drug syndicate specialized in smuggling Indian hemp from the South to North-West region of the country, concealed the hard drug in a black Toyota Hiace bus, labeled with stickers of the emblem of the Nigeria Police.

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He explained that the bus had taken off from Uzebba, en route to Kaduna State, when it was intercepted during a search operation by officers of the agency. He said that the suspected smugglers had also attached a siren to the vehicle in a bid to evade security checks by the police. 📷: ITV

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