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NDLEA arrests wanted dr¥g baron, one other, recovers meth, g¥ns in Imo state

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA revealed its men have taken down a major dr¥g cartel behind the production and distribution of d£adly psychoactive substance, methamphetamine, popularly called ‘Mkpuru Mmiri’.

Femi Babafemi, who’s the agency’s spokesman, in a statement on Tuesday, 9th of July, 2024, said this follows the arrest of the leader of the syndicate, 42-year-old Joachin Chikaodi Mbonu, and his associate.

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The suspects were arrested in Mbonu’s mansion tucked in his Umuomi village, Uzogba-Ezenomi autonomous community, Ikeduru LGA of Imo State.

The statement reads,

“The cartel, with operational bases in Imo and Rivers States, became a target of the anti-narcotics Agency following intelligence indicating it was responsible for the distribution of substantial quantity of methamphetamine in South-East, South-South and other parts of the country.

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After weeks of surveillance, officers of a special operations unit of the Agency on Friday, July 5, 2024, tracked and traced the dr¥g lord to his village mansion in Imo State where he was caught with a member of his cartel, Kenneth Chibuike Ofoegbu, 34, with different quantities of methamphetamine, its precursor chemicals, a pump action g¥n and cartridges recovered. [CONTINUE READING HERE]>>>>>

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