Dismissed policemen handed over to NDLEA over Indian hemp deal

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The Kogi state police command has dismissed three unnamed officers for their alleged involvement in the trafficking of 30 bags of weeds, suspected to be indian hemp.

William Aya, an Assistant Superintendent of Police and spokesman for the command, said on Wednesday in Lokoja that the officers were handed over to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for prosecution

His words: “The officers were dismissed after they were found guilty by a board room trial conducted by the police, following due process and the anti-narcotic agency will handle their prosecution”.

It was recall that on November 7, the officers were arrested by anti-narcotic agents, while escorting a vehicle carrying 30 sacks of Indian hemp out of Lokoja.

The drug was conveyed in a Toyota Picnic car marked: Kogi: KNA 185 LG, when it was intercepted by the operatives and the officers arrested.

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