NURTW Chairman Arrested For Alleged Possession Of Weapons, Drugs

NURTW Chairman Arrested For Alleged Possession Of Weapons, Drugs

Men of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) yesterday stormed the office of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and arrested its Akure Taxi Unit Branch Chairman, Mr. Ojo Adewole and seven others for allegedly being in possession of dangerous weapons and India Hemp.

It was gathered that the suspects were arrested following a tip off.

Our correspondent reports that items such as A K47 riffles, machetes, axes, cutlasses and 18 kilograms of substance suspected to be Indian Hemp were taken away by the NDLEA operatives.

When contacted, the Public Relations Officer of the NDLEA in the state, Mr. Peter Achibong, confirmed the arrest, saying the agency would not compromise in the discharge of its duties.

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