Man who sells illicit drugs in wheelchair apprehended in Edo

Man who sells illicit drugs in wheelchair apprehended in Edo

Man who sells illicit drugs in wheelchair apprehended in Edo

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a notorious drug dealer, 45-year-old Godwin Emuneyin who is physically challenged and uses his wheelchair as cover to deal in illicit substances such as methamphetamine and cannabis in Afuze, headquarters of Owan East local government area of Edo state.

 

The suspect was arrested on Tuesday November 7 at his base in Afuze following credible intelligence. 

 

A statement released by Femi Babafemi, spokesperson of the agency says as at the time of his arrest, a wooden box used to conceal illicit substances including 18 pinches of methamphetamine, one block and 71 wraps of cannabis, was recovered from him.

 

In other interdiction operations in Edo state, NDLEA operatives on Monday 6th November recovered 42 bags of cannabis weighing 480kgs from a camp in Aviosi forest in Owan West LGA, while the Utese forest in Ovia North East LGA was also raided same day with 231.5kgs of the substance recovered and a cannabis farm measuring 0.778960 hectare destroyed.

 

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