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Suspected illicit drug dealer apprehended in Benue

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The Benue state Police command has arrested one Obinna Nsofor, a suspected illicit drug dealer in the state.


A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Catherine Arene, says the suspect was arrested along the Enugu Otukpa road with 38 cartons of tramadol tablets.


The statement reads;


“On 09/10/2022 at about 0930hrs while policemen on stop and search duty along Enugu-Otukpa road intercepted a Hilux vehicle driven by Obinna Nsofor and one other.

On sighting the police patrol team, they took to their heels but they were chased and arrested by the police. On the spot search of the said vehicle led to the recovery of 38 cartons of tramadol tablets.


She said an investigation is ongoing to identify the source of the drugs and the expected destination.