Commander 13 Brigade, Brig. Gen. Abdullahi Mohammed has handed over two suspected drug barons to the Nationwide Drug Legislation Enforcement Company (NDLEA)
Talking whereas handing over the suspects, the commander who was represented by the commander of 13 Brigade Provost Firm, Maj. Stanley Ikpeme, stated that the suspected drug peddlers who embody 37-years-old, Mr. Effangha Effangha, and 34 years previous Eno-Obong Loius Udome had been caught in possession of gear suspected to be onerous medication at No: 65, Nelson Mandela Avenue Calabar and Ekpeyong Ekpo at Akpabuyo LGA which is a few few kilometres away from Calabar metropolis.
The 13 Brigade Commander maintained that the suspects had been arrested by the troops throughout considered one of their patrols on February 25 and 26, 2021 with the intention at hand them over to acceptable authorities for thorough investigation.
“I’m directed at hand over the suspects and the substance to you for additional investigation and potential prosecution. You might be please, requested to furnish this workplace with the result of investigation to allow us replace our data, ” Abdullahi stated.
Receiving the suspects, NDLEA Principal Employees Officer Operations, Mr. Abubakar Mohammed, said that the substance recovered from the suspects can be taken to the NDLEA’s laboratory for evaluation to establish the sort of onerous medication in possession of the suspects.
Talking with the suspects, Mr. Effangha Effangha and Mr. Eno-Obong Louis each denied the allegation and claimed to be harmless of the allegation levelled in opposition to them