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Police crackdown drug dealers, recover large quantities of drugs in Delta



The Delta state Police Command has said it intercepted some suspected drug dealers and recovered huge quantities of weeds suspected to be India hemp on September 1.

This was disclosed by the State Police Public Relations Officer DSP Bright Edafe on Wednesday.

The statement reads partly: “In another development, on the 01/09/2022 at about 2130hrs, operatives attached to Special Anti-Cult Unit (SACU) raided a black spot at Owa-Oyibo in Ika North East LGA.

“The raid carried out by the operatives led to the arrest of two drug dealers, one Mrs. Ogala Juliet ‘f’ 42yrs and one Ifeadi Macaulay ‘m’ 26yrs. The following exhibits were recovered from them, two (2) bags of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, and twenty (20) cans of liquid substances suspected to be “monkey tail”. The investigation is ongoing.

“In the Command’s resolve to fight the menace caused by Indian hemp/ controlled drugs dealers, the Delta State Commissioner of Police has ordered that continuous raids be carried out by DPOs in their area of responsibility.

The CP also admonished the youths to stay away from these substances capable of destroying their lives.