Category: Bust of the Day

Nigeria: NDLEA arrests ex-convict with 106 sacks of Indian hemp in Niger State

A 55 year old man has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) with 106 sacks of dried weed suspected to be Indian hemp weighing 1,072kg along Mokwa Road in the Mokwa Local Government Area of Niger State. On his arrest he siad, “Cannabis business is my blood, it extremely difficult for me to stop it. When I was embarking on this trip from Lagos to Sokoto, I never knew that the operatives will arrest me in Mokwa, it is my luck.”

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Afghan Police Raid Turns Up 50 Tones Of Raw Hash

“Counter-Narcotics Police of Afghanistan (CNPA) with the support of Afghan Air Force destroyed two drug processing laboratories and torched more than 50 tones of hashish in Aryub Zazai district’s Alikhil village of Paktia,” the ministry said in a statement.

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US Coastguard Seizes $10 Million Black Market Weed

In another dramatic example of how the black market for marijuana continues to thrive in the United States, the U.S. Coast Guard recently announced the seizure of 11,000 pounds of marijuana from international waters in the Caribbean and eastern Pacific Ocean. That equates to about $10 million in value.

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Argentinian Woman Caught With 9 Pounds of Weed in Phony Baby Bump

“She made a belly out of paste, hid 15 cannabis bricks inside it and faked a pregnancy before trying to take it from Mendoza to Santa Cruz,” Argentina’s Minister for Security Patricia Bullrich tweeted alongside photos on Wednesday. She added, “The pretend mom-to-be and her accomplice were arrested.”

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