By Wale Ibrahim, Lokoja
The operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Kogi State Command has arrested a mobile police officer while escorting a vehicle loaded with 30 bags of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp out of Lokoja.
The Kogi State Commander of the NDLEA, Alhaji Idris Bello disclosed while speaking with Journalists in
Lokoja on Tuesday, stated that the weeds were being escorted by the policeman in a red Toyota Picnic car with registration number Kogi KNA 185 LG when it was intercepted.
He explained that the vehicle suspected to be owned by the Dekina Local Government in Kogi State was intercepted at about 2:30 pm at a road intersection in the state capital.
Bello added that the driver escaped arrest but said that his officials were able to apprehend the mobile policeman.
The Commander who refused to reveal the identity of the policeman said that the NDLEA was in the process of notifying the police headquarters of the development.
He said that the Organisation had taken the policeman , the vehicle and the bags of weeds into custody.
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