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Female Corps Member Arrested with 9kg of Indian Hemp


The Sokoto State Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency on Friday arrested a female National Youth Service Corps member currently serving in Zamfara State  with 9kg of Indian hemp.
The Commandant of the agency in the state, Alhaji Mohammed Idris, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Sokoto.
Idris said the suspect was serving in Gumi Local Government Area of Zamfara State and was arrested along Sokoto-Gusau Road in Sokoto State.
He said the suspect had confessed to being initiated into the business by a fellow Corps member.
He said the suspect had boarded a luxury bus from Onitsha in Anambra State to Sokoto, from where she would board another bus to Gumi in Zamfara State, when she was arrested at a checkpoint in Sokoto.
The commandant said investigation had already commenced to fish out those who initiated her and their source of supplies, in order to prosecute them.
“We will charge the suspect to court as soon as we are through with our investigation,” Idris said.
The suspect told NAN at the NDLEA Command in Sokoto that she regretted her action, and that she did not know how her parents my would feel about it.
She said: “I am ashamed of myself; this is my first time of engaging in this illegal business.
“I strongly advise fellow Corps members to avoid falling into the temptation of such crooked means of making money.”


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