The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has uncovered a warehouse of compressed cannabis sativa in Abuja Estate of Port Harcourt metropolis, Rivers State.
Following on a tip-off, officers of the Agency stormed the warehouse in the early hours of Saturday and recovered 23 bags of compressed cannabis sativa weighing 621 kilograms and 0.029kg of cocaine.
After evacuating the exhibits, the officers proceeded to the Slaughter area of Trans Amadi, in Port Harcourt metropolis where they also recovered 0.006kg of heroin and 0.048kg of methamphetamine. The seized cannabis sativa has been estimated to have a street value of over N17 million.
According to the Commander, Rivers state Command of NDLEA, Rachael Shelleng, three suspects were apprehended in connection to the seizures and taken into custody for further investigation.