A 37-year-old serving officer of a law enforcement agency, Popoola Abayomi, has been arrested for selling assorted illicit drugs to students of a federal university and cultists in Ogun state.
The drug dealer who served in the Lagos State Command of the security agency was arrested on Wednesday, June 15, 2021, after days of surveillance on his wife’s shop used as his sales point in the Camp area of Abeokuta.
One of his salesmen, a motorcycle rider known as Ogah was trailed to the location at about 8pm and arrested with six pinches of Colorado weighing 1.17grams before Popoola who has been on the Agencys watch list was nabbed with different illicit drugs including codeine -17 bottles; cannabis -22.26grams; tramadol 230 -98grams; 61 tablets of flunitrazepam -23.72grams; 113 tablets of molly -48.16grams and s*x drops -43.92grams.
After the arrest of the two suspects, some student union officials of the institution blocked the NDLEA team with their official vehicle. The narcotic agents however restrained themselves and after hours of standoff succeeded in moving the suspects to custody.