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Police Arrest Notorious Drug Peddler In Delta



The Delta State Police Command has arrested a suspected notorious drug peddler in Okpe and the environs area of the state.

Notorious Drug Peddler

The command disclosed this in a statement posted on its Twitter handle.

The suspect, 38-year-old Tuji Oyeniwe was intercepted by operatives attached to Orerokpe Division, while on intensive stop and search/visibility patrol along Jeddo road on May 24th.

The statement said the suspect was subjected to a search during which weeds suspected to be Indian hemp and other hard drugs in large quantities were found in his possession and packaged in mini rubber cups for sale.

“The suspect was promptly arrested and taken into custody,” the statement reads.

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“Preliminary investigation also revealed that he is suspected to be a notorious drug peddler in Okpe and environs.”

It added that the effort to arrest his accomplices is ongoing.

In other news, Kanyi Daily reported that President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday conferred National Honours on President-Elect, Bola Tinubu and his Vice President-elect, Kashim Shettima.

Tinubu and Shettima were conferred with the National Honours of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) and Grand Commander of the Order of Niger (GCON).

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