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NDLEA arrests Akure drug sellers over 106g tramadol

NDLEA arrests Akure drug sellers over 106g tramadol

By Tola Gbadamosi
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The National Drug Law Enforcement  Agency,  Ondo State Command,  has arrested  a 32-year-old  suspect, Mohammed Ibrahim  with 106g of tramadol at Shasha community market in Akure, the Ondo state capital.

The Hope Metro gathered that the psychotropic  substance (Tramadol) contains D5 and D10 as well  as Emzor 5 which are highly dangerous   for human consumption.

The NDLEA’s Commander in the state, Mr Haruna Gagara made this known in an interview with The Hope Metro.

He  assured  that the Command will  not relent in frustrating activities of drug peddlers in the state.

He said “these people should stop selling it in an unauthorised places.

“It  is a drug that should be sold only by consultants by the approved milligrams. And these approved milligrams are under prescriptionsat a qualified medical practitioner.

The suspects, Mohammed Ibrahim  claimed   to be a petty-trader selling biscuits and sweets, a drug. He said, I normally  go to Hausa quarters to buy the carton at the rate of N23,000,  while  my boys and I sell it for N30,000 in Shasha market.

” I  have  been   in this business  for over a year now and it is lucrative until I was nabbed last week by the men of the NDLEA  at about 8 pm.

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