3 Fake Security Agents, Others Arrested With 437kg of Drugs in Borno, Abuja

Three drug traffickers dressed in security agency clothes were apprehended with over 427 kilograms of illicit substances in Borno state and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, by agents of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.

While Yakubu Kotri, posing as a military officer, was apprehended on Wednesday, December 29th while driving a gulf car loaded with Cannabis Sativa weighing 208 kilograms on his way to Bama, Borno state, another suspect, Salisu Mohammed, was apprehended by narcotic officers on patrol on the same day while trafficking Tramadol to Bama.

Although photos of Yakubu Kotri being apprehended in uniform have been spreading on social media since Wednesday, the Agency wishes to clarify that the suspect is not a serving military soldier.

In a similar vein, another impostor, Dada Adekunle, was apprehended with his 60-year-old accomplice, Usman Isa, in the Abaji region of the FCT on Wednesday with 15.843kg of cannabis, while Alfred Aminu was apprehended with 20kg of the same substance at Gwagwalada the same day.

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