NDLEA roots out Indian hemp factory in Ondo state, nabs two.
Written by crest887fm on August 6, 2021
The Ondo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA has discovered a warehouse where 524 bags of cannabis sativa, popularly called Indian hemp were stored at Egbeta, the boundary of Ondo and Edo states.
Officials of the NDLEA who carried out the raid in the early hours of Wednesday, also arrested two suspects with the bags of cannabis.
Two bags of cannabis seeds were also seized during the operation that lasted for many hours.
Addressing reporters, the Acting State Commander, Cally’s Alumona, said the state is unsafe for Indian hemp cultivators and traffickers.
He said the owner of the warehouse is still at large, stressing that the command is on his trail.
The acting commander added that the Operation will continue until the state is free of cultivation of the drug.