NATIONAL Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) has arrested two personnel of Nigeria Police Force for their involvement in the shipment of 1250 rounds of live ammunition.
The live ammunition was intercepted by NDLEA FCT Command during a motorized patrol at the Gwagwalada end of Abuja-Lokoja Expressway. The consignment was sent through a transport company from Lagos to be collected by the policemen.
As was contained in a press statement by Jonah Achema, Principal Staff Officer, Public Affairs, the two policemen, Jacob Jalwap, an Assistant Superintendent of Police attached to Police Command Headquarters, Jos, Plateau State and Nandul Seizing, a Corporal attached to Angua Rogo, Jos, were arrested in Jos in a follow- up investigation of the live ammunition accompanied with a way bill containing the phone number and name of Nandul Seizing.
The duo was arrested when they both turned up to claim the consignment. Both suspects and exhibits have been transferred to the Police.
Meanwhile, the leading role of Nigeria through the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA in the fight against drug trafficking in Africa has received recognition from one of its international collaborators, the European Union, EU.
The agency has consequently been invited to share Nigeria’s experience at EU trans-regional operational meeting against Drugs and Organized Crimes along the Heroine routes. The meeting holds this week in Mauritius.