Dismissed DPO Chika, accomplice busted with Cannabis in Niger
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arrested George Chika, a 64-year-old former Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Idanre Police Station in Ondo State, with Cannabis on Monday.
The suspects were apprehended in Niger State.
Chika was previously discharged from service for drug offenses, according to an NDLEA official.
“Mr. Monday George Chika, has again been arrested with an accomplice, Emmanuel Eniola, 40, with 280 blocks of compressed cannabis weighing 168kg,” he said.
Babafemi disclosed that the suspects were arrested on Sunday, 30th January in Mokwa, Niger State, after their Toyota Avalon car marked EKY 429 BZ (Lagos) loaded with the substance at Idanre and heading to Kanji, Borgu area of the state was intercepted.
He added that in Edo State, operatives on Friday, 4th February stormed the Igbogiri forest, Orhionwon LGA and destroyed four dry season Cannabis farms measuring 3.067718 hectares, following the evacuation of 20 bags of compressed blocks of Cannabis weighing 269.5kg stored in a bush at Uzebba, Owan West LGA, the previous day and the arrest of Afadama James, 42, with 348kg cannabis at Owan, Ovia North East LGA on Wednesday 2nd Feb.
“While operatives in Delta state arrested a 21-year-old student of Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, Kate Osagie over a 17.6grams designer drug she ordered from Onitsha, Anambra state, their colleagues in Borno state on Thursday 3rd February nabbed one Fatima Musa, 30, for attempting to smuggle pentazocine injections into the camp of surrendered insurgents.
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