Army deserter arrested with Kilograms of cocaine and Arizona in Ilorin

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Kwara State Command has arrested a middle-aged man for being in possession of kilograms of Cocaine and Arizona within Ilorin Metropolis.

The suspect, Musa Ibrahim who is a deserter in the Nigerian Army was arrested in Company of his wife, Basirat in their Honda Accord car with plate number Lagos JJ 707 BL at the point of supplying his customers around Tanke-Okeodo in Ilorin South Local Government Area of Kwara State.

The NDLEA in a press statement noted that, “Kwara State Command of the agency have apprehended a 52-year-old ex-soldier, Ibrahim Musa, with 12.167 kilograms of Arizona (cannabis sativa), four grams of cocaine and 25 grams of flunitrazepam.”

“He was arrested at the point of delivery by operatives of the Kwara State Command of the agency. Under interrogation, Ibrahim revealed that while at Chibok, he got connected to a supplier of Arizona and other drugs in Lagos, whom he contacted when he deserted the Army in October 2020.

“He said he decided to go into the illicit drug business to enable him fend for his two wives and three children. The suspect revealed that the latest journey was his second trip to Ilorin to deliver drugs and decided to travel with one of his wives, who was not aware of his mission.”

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