NDLEA nabs corps member for importing drugged candies from United Kingdom

Arnold Maniru, a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), have been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for allegedly importing four kilogramnes of drugged candies from the United Kingdom.

This was announced by NDLEA Director Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi, in a statement sent to Okay.ng on Sunday.

According to the statement, the 22-year-old, who is serving with a government agency in Abuja, was arrested on August 28 following the interception of a consignment at the warehouse of a transport company in the nation’s capital.

The statement read: “A 22-year-old youth corps member, Arnold Maniru has been arrested in Abuja for importing 4 kilograms of drugged candies from the United Kingdom just as operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have intercepted in Lagos cookies laced with drugs going to the United Arab Emirate.

“The youth corps member serving with a government agency in Abuja was arrested on Saturday 28th August, 2021 following the interception of a consignment at the warehouse of a transport company.

“A controlled delivery of the parcel, which contains the candies laced with Arizona, a strong variant of cannabis and some liquid, was subsequently carried out.”

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