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Wheelchair-bound drug dealer, ex- convict, others arrested by NDLEA

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Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have arrested a drug dealer, 45-year-old Godwin Emuneyin, who is physically challenged and uses his wheelchair as a cover to deal in illicit substances such as methamphetamine and cannabis in Afuze, the headquarters of Owan East Local Government Area of Edo State.

The anti-narcotics agency revealed that the suspect was arrested on Tuesday, November 7, at his base in Afuze following credible intelligence.

“As of the time of his arrest, a wooden box used to conceal illicit substances including 18 pinches of methamphetamine, one block and 71 wraps of cannabis, was recovered from him,” the spokesperson for the NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, revealed in a statement obtained by our correspondent on Sunday.

In other interdiction operations in Edo State, the NDLEA operatives on Monday, November 6, recovered 42 bags of cannabis weighing 480kgs from a camp in Aviosi forest in Owan West LGA, while the Utese forest in Ovia North East LGA was also raided the same day with 231.5kgs of the substance recovered and a cannabis farm measuring 0.778960 hectare destroyed.

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