The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) nabbed a 40-year-old drug peddler, Damion Onuoha with 1.6kg of white and brown Methamphetamine in Rivers on Tuesday.
NDLEA commander in Rivers, Mr Ahmed Mamuda, made the disclosure in a statement issued by Mr Emmanuel Ogbungbada, Assistant State Commander, Media and Advocacy.
He said Onuoha was nabbed in a raid at Elele Alimini town in Emuoha Local Government Area of the state with the drugs and that N650,700 was also recovered from him as exhibit.
Mamuda said the drug dealer was being interrogated at the agency’s detention facility.
He added that the NDLEA secured the conviction of 21 drug dealers at the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt in October.
According to Mamuda, the NDLEA also arrested 21 suspects comprising of 19 male and two female in October and seized 424.72kg of cocaine, heroin, Indian hemp, Tramadol and methamphetamine.