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Police discover cannabis farm in Abuja and arrest alleged owner

Police discover cannabis farm in Abuja and arrest alleged owner

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command discovered a cannabis farm and arrested the alleged owner, Thaddeus Joseph.

Command spokeswoman DSP Josephine Adeh, who disclosed in a statement on Friday, September 16, 2022, said the 32-year-old resident of FCT’s Kado Estate Area was arrested for the misdemeanor of being in possession of a commercial quantity of leaves suspected of being Cannabis sativa.

The suspect was arrested by a team from the Command attached to the Anti-Narcotics Section on September 7, 2022.

According to the PPRO, the arrest was based on credible information that the suspect cultivates a large farm of the banned plant at Godab Estate in the FCT Life Camp area.

The spokesperson said the suspect in a voluntary statement confessed to having been in the practice for about two years.

Adeh said necessary arrangements have been made to forward the suspect’s name to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for further action.

“As a result of the above, a Command Intelligence Assets team attached to the Anti-Narcotics Section sprang into action and apprehended the suspect, which led to the discovery of the farm and the removal of exhibits. belief,” Adeh said in the statement.

“Upon arrest, the suspect, in a self-declaration, confessed to having practiced the practice for approximately two years. As the suspects and exhibits are transferred for further investigation/prosecution, the police investigation s is stepping up to trace supply chain and other criminal affiliations to this alleged criminal enterprise.

“While the suspect and exhibits are being transferred for further investigation/prosecution, the police investigation has been intensified to trace supply chain and other criminal affiliations to this alleged criminal enterprise,”

“The Commissioner of Police, while urging youth and residents as a whole to avoid crimes involving drugs and prohibited substances, noted that involvement in the production and use of these substances is not just a crime against the law but also against oneself.

“He also reassured the brave people of the Territory of the Command’s unwavering commitment to maintaining peace and continuing the march against crime and crime until it is reduced to the bare minimum. .”

Police discover cannabis farm in Abuja and arrest alleged owner

Police discover cannabis farm in Abuja and arrest alleged owner

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