A 4 kilogram candies laced with drug, imported from the United Kingdom has landed a Youth Corp member in the net of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
In the same vein, operatives attached to courier companies in Lagos have intercepted 1.2kg of cannabis concealed inside locally made cookies going to Dubai, UAE.
The Youth Corp member, identified as Arnold Maniru, 22, was said to have been arrested in Abuja on Saturday 28th August, 2021 following the interception of a consignment at the warehouse of a transport company.
According to report, the consignment, concealed in a parcel contained the candies laced with Arizona, said to be a strong variant of cannabis and some liquid.
Confirming the report in a release in Sunday, the Director Media and Advocacy of the Agency Femi Babafemi said the suspect is currently serving with a government agency in Abuja.
Babafemi also confirmed the interception of the 1.2kg of cannabis concealed inside locally made cookies going to Dubai, UAE in Lagos
He added that another 920grams of cocaine hidden inside synthetic hair heading to Saudi Arabia was equally intercepted in Lagos.
In addition, he disclosed that another 1.08kg cannabis concealed in spray cans going to Pakistan and 625grams of methamphetamine hidden in clothing heading to Australia were also seized.