NDLEA has arrested a physically-challenged drug dealer, Godwin Emuneyin (45) who uses his wheelchair to elicit empathy to deal in illicit substances.
The NDLEA spokesman, Femi Babafemi stated on Sunday in Abuja that Emuneyin was arrested on Nov. 7 at Afuze, headquarters of Owan East Local Government Area of Edo.
He was arrested while in possession of methamphetamine and Indian hemp.
“At the time of his arrest, a wooden box containing 18 pinches of methamphetamine and 71 wraps of Indian hemp were recovered from Emuneyin,’’ Babafemi stated.
He added that in another interdiction in Edo, NDLEA operatives recovered 42 bags of Indian hemp weighing 480kg from a camp in Aviosi Forest in Owan West Local Government Area on November 6.
In Utese Forest in Ovia North East Local Government Area of the state, NDLEA recovered 231.5kg of Indian hemp and destroyed 0.778960 hectare of the weed on Nov. 6.