The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Edo State Command, says it has arrested a pregnant woman and two others for trafficking 2, 410 kilogrammes of Cannabis Sativa.
The commander, Mr Buba Wakama, announced this to newsmen on Monday in Benin City, the state capital.
Wakama said that the suspects, who were arrested in May, included one male and two females, observing that one of the females was pregnant.
“Within the period, we also seized 0.003 kilogrammes of substance suspected to be heroine as well as 0.002 kilogrammes of substance suspected to be cocaine.
“The command also seized about 80 tablets of tramadol from the pregnant suspect, while the heroine and cocaine were seized from the other female suspect,” he said.
The commander further noted that two vehicles were seized in connection with the crime, while the command had counselled 32 persons, comprising 20 males and 12 females.
He noted the command’s commitment to ridding the state of illicit drugs and appealed for a befitting and conducive operational office for the agency in the state.
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