Court sentences man to 6 months imprisonment for dealing in Marijuana

A 22 year-old man, Tunde Morakinyo, has been convicted and sentenced to six months imprisonment, for unlawful dealing in 600 grams of marijuana, also called Indian hemps, by a Federal High Court, Lagos. Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, who presided over the court, convicted and sentenced the Indian hemp hawker, after he pleaded guilty to a count charge offence of unlawful dealing in the banned ‘weed’, made against him by the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), when he was arraigned before the court on Wednesday. Arraigning the convict, NDLEA prosecutor, Mr. Fingere…

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NDLEA secures Court order to detain drugs dealer for 14 days

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, ordered the National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to remand a suspected hard drug dealer, who has been declared wanted by Interpol, since 2017, Onuegbu Ozoemena Stanley, till January 21, 2020. Justice Hassan Sule, who presided over the court, gave the order, while granting an exparte application filed and argued by the NDLEA lawyer, Mr. Fingere Dinneys. In urging the court to grant the application, the NDLEA lawyer, Dinneys told the court that the remand order sought for was pursuant to section 35 (1)(C), 6 (6)(b) of the…

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