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Hair stylist, dispatch rider arrested for selling drugged chin-chin to students

A hair stylist, Josephine Odunu (20), and a despatch rider, Edesemi Ikporo (30), have been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for selling drugged chin-chin to students and at social parties in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State

Hair stylist, dispatch rider arrested for selling drugged chin-chin to students

Director of Media and Advocacy (NDLEA) Femi Babafemi, in a statement yesterday, said NDLEA officers on patrol around Opolo area of Yenago, on March 10, intercepted Edesemi, and recovered 200grams of chin-chin produced with cannabis sativa. He was to deliver to a buyer.

He added that a follow-up operation led to Josephine’s arrest. Josephine distributes the drugged chin-chin from the salon where she works in Kpansia area of Yenagoa.

Babafemi said a search of the salon also led to the recovery of 3.00kilograms, bringing the total weight of the illicit substance seized to 3.2kg. He added that investigations revealed that they distribute the chin-chin, often laced with cannabis and tramadol, to students and at birthday parties.

While Edesemi handles the delivery, Josephine is a major distributor to a wanted suspect who produces the drugged chin-chin.

NDLEA operatives in Adamawa State, on March 13, also arrested two wanted suspects – Ajim Samuel (aka Boss), 30 years, and Davidson John Joshua (aka Dantala), 36 years.

According to the statement, they were arrested on their way from Onitsha, Anambra State, where they had gone to buy a consignment of tramadol containing 14, 428 pills which they tucked in the body compartments of their Honda Civic (YLA 623 SL). They were arrested on the Numan-Jalingo road. Recovered from them were 21grams of cannabis and monetary exhibits totaling N19,280, the statement said.

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