Navy hands over N12.8m seized Indian hemp to NDLEA

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The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday handed over eight sacks of cannabis sativa valued at N12.8 million to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, in Lagos.

Lt. Adedeji Adeyemi, the Base Internal Security Commander, who represented Forward Operating Base Commander, Commodore Aiwuyor Adams-Aliu, said the naval operatives seized the cannabis sativa on Monday at Abojedo community around Sultan Beach, in Badagry.

He stated that the Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, FOB, acted on intelligence tip-off on suspected smuggling activities within its area of operations.

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“The intelligence indicated that persons were sighted off-loading products suspected to be cannabis sativa at Abojedo community, seaside of the FOB Area of Operations.

“Consequently, the Base Quick Response Team, proceeded to the scene of the crime for investigation and possible arrest.

“The team conducted a cordon and search operation in the area and a total of eight sacks of the suspected products which valued at N12.8 million were recovered.”

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