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NDLEA burst lethal drug syndicate in Anambra



NDLEA burst lethal drug syndicate in Anambra
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Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Anambra State have arrested two members of a syndicate said to be involved in the illicit importation and trafficking of the lethal synthetic opioid, fentanyl.

The suspects, identified as Odoh Collins Oguejiofor and Oliver Chigozie Uzoma, were arrested at Ogbogwu market, Onitsha Head Bridge, in Onitsha South LGA of the state.

The agency’s Director of Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Tuesday, May 30, said the suspects were arrested following credible intelligence and synergy with local and international partners, after months of undercover monitoring.

“Convinced that the Agency has gathered sufficient evidence to nail the suspects, Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) ordered a deployment of operatives to pick members of the syndicate one after the other.

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