Drug merchant bags 3 years jail term

A hard drug merchant, Okonkwo Simon Chukwudi, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment by a Lagos Federal High Court, for attempting to export 10 kilograms of Cannabis Sativa, popularly called marijuana, to Maputo, the Mozambique capital. The court presided over by Justice Ayotunde Faji, handed down the jail term on the drug merchant, after listened to the alocutor from his lawyer, Mr. Sunday Okwo. The convict had pleaded guilty on a county charge of the offence, when he was first arraigned by the National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)…

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NDLEA arraigns Ghanaian, Togolese for importing 320kg Indian Hemp into Nigeria

The National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arraigned a Ghanaian, Happy Allormasor and a Togolese, Kobia Takpa, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for smuggling 320 kilograms of Cannabis Sativa, popularly called Indian hemps into the country from Ghana. The two alleged Indian hemp smugglers were arraigned before Justice N. Ayo-Emmanuel’s court, on charges bordering on conspiracy, unlawful importation and illegal procurement of the banned weed into the country. The offences according to the prosecutor, Mr. Abu Ibrahim, are contrary to and punishable under sections 14(b), 21(2)(d), 20(1)(a) and…

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