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NDLEA Arrests Abuja Party Organisers For Hosting Hemp Party



Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Wednesday night arrested three ladies in Asokoro area of Abuja for holding a hemp party.

Some other individuals that attended the party which was held at the Federal Capital Territory are also in NDLEA’s net, spokesperson Femi Babafemi confirmed to Punch.

Babafemi who confirmed this development on Thursday, did not specify the number of suspects arrested at the scene.

A Twitter user, @Ezioimmauel who attended the party raised the alarm on his Twitter handle saying over a hundred suspect were arrested by officials of the NDLEA.

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He tweeted, “(We are) In the police station right now. (I) was at a 4/20 party in Asokoro and they burst it. Asokoro, Abuja. There (are) hundreds of us in custody right now. Everyone’s still accounted for I think.”

Confirming the arrest, Babafemi said, “We arrested some youths holding a hemp party in Abuja. In addition to the party is the launching of a new drink. The party was organised by three ladies. They are in our custody. We will issue a statement on the incident shortly.”

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