Breaking: Soldiers intercpt 132 bags of Indian hemp valued at N5.8M in Ondo
Soldiers of the 32 Artillery Brigade have intercepted 132 bags of indian hemp worth N5.8m.
The bags were intercepted separately at Omotosho military check point along Benin-Ore highway and Isua checkpoint.
At the Omotosho military check point, 82 bags of indian hemp being conveyed by druglords were abandoned in two SUVs, an ash coloured Toyota Sequoia
The druglords were said to have fled into a nearby bush and abandoned their wares.
At Isua, two suspects, who were dressed in police camouflage were caught wtih 50 bags of indian hemp at Isua Military checkpoint.
Names of the suspects were given as Nze Ezenwa aged 55 years and Mr Stephen Sunday aged 35 years.
They were said to be going to deliver the goods to one Seriki in Abuja in a white coloured Toyota Sienna mini-bus marked RBC 334 BG.
Officer Commanding, Military Police, Emontimi Konte Cleopas, who spoke to newsmen after handing over the suspects and exhibits to officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency said the suspects wore masked and were dressed in Nigeria Police pullover.