NDLEA Impounds Truck Loaded With 24, 000 Codeine Syrup
NDLEA operatives. Photo: NDLEA

Katsina State Command of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday revealed that it had nabbed six suspected drug dealers.

It also noted that it impounded a trailer loaded with 24,000 bottles of codeine syrup. T

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State Commander, Maryam Sani revealed this and added that the arrest was made at a warehouse in Dutsenreme area of Funtua, where the consignment was being offloaded.

According to Sani, within the period under review, the command arrested 186 suspected drug traffickers, users and barons and seized a total of 57,860 kilogrammes of assorted hard drugs and 25,254 bottles of cough syrup with codeine.

She said that,  “the command has particularly put more efforts into fishing out notorious dealers where officers and men of the command, in collaboration with Joint Task Force, JTF, seized a total of 24,000 bottles of cough syrup with codeine loaded in a trailer from Onitsha to Funtua.”