The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kaduna State Command, says its operatives have arrested 84 suspects and seized 451.976kg of illicit drugs in Kaduna.
The state Commander, NDLEA, Ibrahim Braji, told journalists on Sunday in Kaduna, that the arrest and seizure were made in July.
Mr Braji said that within the period under review, the command secured six conviction of suspects.
The commander said the various drugs seized included Indian Hemp, Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Tramadol and other Psychotropic substances.
“Grand total weight of drug seized within the period under review is 451.976kg.
The commander also disclosed that its operatives also recovered 90 rounds of live ammunition; Live bullets 7.62mm calibres and new Jojef pump action gun with registration number 23-0174.
“Within the month under review, 18 illicit drug joints have been dismantled across the state which included Kantin Agah, Hayin Dan-mani, Mando, Anguwan Dosa, Mararabar Rido, Tukur-Tukur and Sabon Gari.
“Others are Palladan, Unguwar Doki, Mekera, Rigasa, Dan Daura, Karji, Ghana road, Television, Unguwar Ma’azu, Kudenden and Jushi.”
Mr Braji appealed to parents to watch over their children and know the kind of friends they keep.
He vowed that the agency would go after illegal drug dealers who refused to venture into legal sources of income and bring the law down them.