NDLEA apprehends 3 suspected notorious drug dealers in Katsina
The Katsina State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested three suspected drug dealers, Punch reports.
The suspects are Shu’aibu Usman, 40, from the Yar Komura village; Surajo Kabir, 40, from the Dallaje village; and Abu Ibrahim, 40, from the Doro village.
The three villages are in the Bindawa Local Government Areas of the state.
The spokesman for the state command of the agency, Mustapha Maikudi, confirmed the arrest to journalists in Katsina on Thursday.
According to him, Usman was arrested with 79kg of cannabis sativa, while Kabir was apprehended with 1.250kgs of the same substance.
The third suspect, Ibrahim, according to Maikudi, was arrested with 103 grams of the same substance.
It was alleged that the suspects had all along been disturbing residents of the local government area with their activities before their arrest.
Maikudi said, “On getting the information about the drug activities taking place within the local government, the command sent a team of officers there. The team succeeded in arresting three drug suspects.
“The first suspect, Shu’aibu Usman, 40, is from the Yar komura village in the Bindawa Local Government Area and was caught with 79kg of cannabis sativa.
“The second suspect, Surajo Kabir, 40, from the Dallaje village in the same Bindawa Local Government Area with 1.250kg of cannabis sativa.
“The third suspect, Abu Ibrahim, 40, from the Doro village, also in the Bindawa Local Government Area of Katsina State, was nabbed with 103 grams of cannabis sativa.
“The suspects are in the custody of the NDLEA, Katsina, for further investigation and possible prosecution.”