The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has stopped two suspected fake military officers in a new VIP edition of Toyota Hilux Jeep loaded with a total of 394 compressed bundles of illegal drugs hidden in various parts of the vehicle.
The suspected fake military officers; Mohammed Nura and Abubakar Dahiru, were caught by vigilant operatives of the Kogi state Command of the NDLEA along Okene-Lokoja expressway on Monday, February 15, 2021.
According to the Commander, Kogi state Command of the anti-drug agency, Adewunmi Alfred, the VIP edition of the Hilux Jeep was correctly examined during which 394 packed blocks of cannabis sativa were found in different compartments of the vehicle.
Our initial investigations have shown that the consignment was taken from Lagos and heading to Kano for delivery.
Though the two men named themselves as military officers but that did not sway our men from a careful search of their vehicle, and the result was the illicit drugs tucked in each hidden part of the vehicle. Indeed, we suspect the two men to be fake military officers until proven otherwise” Adewunmi said
He added that the vehicle has been seized, the illicit drugs seized and the suspects arrested for further investigations.