NDLEA arrests security agent for selling hard drugs to FUNAAB students

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested one Abayomi Popoola, a staff of Lagos-based law enforcement agency for selling assorted illicit drugs to students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta and cultists in Ogun state.

The drug dealer who serves in the Lagos state Command of the security agency was arrested on Wednesday 15 June, 2021 after days of surveillance.

Popoola who has been on the agency’s watchlist was arrested with different illicit drugs at his wife’s shop, used as his sales point in Camp area of Abeokuta.

NDLEA also arrested one of his salesmen, a motorcycle rider known as Ogah with six pinches of Colorado weighing 1.17grams after being trailed to the location at about 8pm.

Found in his possession were 17 bottles of codeine, 22.26 grams of cannabis and 230.98 grams of tramadol.

Popoola also had 61 tablets of flunitrazepam, weighing 23.72grams and 113 tablets of molly, weighing 48.16grams and 43.92 grams of sex drops.

PM News reported that after the arrest of the two suspects, some student union officials of the institution blocked the NDLEA team with their official vehicle.

The narcotic agents however restrained themselves and after hours of standoff succeeded in moving the suspects to custody.