Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have launched fresh raids on online drug traffickers and couriers in Lagos.
The operations led to the arrest of a young lady, her boyfriend and eight others and the recovery of assorted prohibited drugs, in Abuja.
The Operatives of the Directorate of Operations and General Investigations (DOGI) of the agency also intercepted 445 grammes of Methamphetamine going to New Zealand and concealed inside USB chargers and hair attachments, with another 450 grammes of cannabis sativa going to UAE and concealed inside local soap containers at a courier company in Lagos.
In the same vein, 125 grammes of heroin concealed inside academic thesis books was seized at another firm, while 2kg of cannabis sativa hidden inside tractor’s balloon was intercepted at another courier company also in Lagos.
Following the latest arrests and seizures, Chairman/Chief Executive of NDLEA, Mohamed Buba Marwa, directed the FCT Command of the agency to immediately embark on stop-and-search operations of commercial dispatch riders across the nation’s capital city to curb the online drug trafficking trend in the FCT.Follow us on social media