An 80 year old Grandma , Adebayo Mary , her granddaughter, Funmilola Adebayo and two other ladies were arrested for possession of drugs in Akure by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency.
They possessed and sold drugs like Heroin, Cocaine , Methamphetamine , skuchies , swinol and tramadol.
Femi Babafemi, the spokesperson of the NDLEA said that the operatives acted on Intelligence-based raids and on Monday, May 2nd seized over 192kg of cocaine and other substances and made the arrest of the culprits.
The other ladies name were Tessy Matthew and Blessing Adesida.
Femi’s Statement goes thus :
”The grandma and her granddaughter were arrested at 6:30am on Sunday at Ayeyemi Street, Akure south local government area. During the early morning raid, the following were recovered from them: Skuchies- 149kg, cocaine-11grammes, methamphetamine-17grammes, heroin-3grammes, cannabis sativa- 4.914kg, swinol -8grammes and tramadol -49grammes. Also recovered from them were two deep freezers and a TVS motorcycle.
On the same date, at about 1:30pm, a raid carried out at Rate Hotel, Care Street, in Akure South LGA led to the arrest of 25-year-old Tessy Mathew from whom 33kilogrammes of skuchies were recovered. Following her preliminary interrogation, a follow up operation was immediately carried out, leading to the arrest of 25-year-old Blessing Adesida in Oshinle area of Akure South LGA.
Recovered from her include: skuchies-3kg and cannabis-7grammes. According to the states acting Commander of the Agency, Callys Alumona, other members of the two drug cartels have been watch listed and efforts to arrest them ongoing.” Babafemi’s statement reads