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NDLEA intercepts men injesting cocaine traffic to Saudi Arabia

The Kano State Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency has arrested up two men in possession of 2.927 kilograms of substances suspected to be cocaine.

The suspects, Abdul Abubakar and Ibrahim Mustapha, were nabbed while allegedly ingesting the substance for trafficking to Sudan en route Saudi Arabia.

Briefing newsmen in Kano on Sunday, the state NDLEA Commander, Dr Ibrahim Abdul, said the suspects were arrested at a hotel on Katsina road in the city.

The NDLEA boss said the command had been monitoring the movement of the suspects for over a month, following an intelligence report by operatives.

Abdul said, “An onslaught on the drug barons resulted in the arrest of two suspects, Abdul Abubakar and Ibrahim Mustapha, including the seizure of 2.927kg of cocaine, also for the first time by the command.”

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