Bauchi — Thirty six suspected drug traffickers have been arrested by the Bauchi State command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NLDEA).
The Commander of the agency, Parah Julius Bawa, who addressed newsmen at the weekend, said the suspects were arrested between January and March this year. He said while 11 of them have been convicted, 22 others are currently being tried at the Federal High Court. The commander said two other suspects have been arrested for selling syrup and codeine following complaints from members of the public.
Speaking on the achievements of the command, Parah said they have been able to arrest the main suspect behind the 70 kilogramme of Indian Hemp, which was seized last month.