NDLEA charges 20-year-old with drug trafficking




The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency () on Wednesday charged one 20-year-old Oluwafemi Abbas  with drug trafficking.

Abba is charged on one count before a Federal High Court  in Lagos State.

counsel, Mr Jeremiah Aernan, alleged that Abbas committed the offence on Sept. 11.

Aernan said that the defendant was arrested at Old Garage in Ikotun, Lagos State, for unlawfully trading in hemp weighing 400g, in contravention of  Section 11(c) of the Act of 2004.

The law provides for a maximum of  life imprisonment for convicted drug traffickers.

No date has been fixed for Abba’s  arraignment. (NAN)

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