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NDLEA arrests comedian, 3 others in Lagos raid – Official

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  The National Drug Enforcement Agency NDLEA arrested a parody creator Sunday Joshua popularly known on social media as De General at a notorious drug store in Lagos NDLEA Director of Media and Promotion Femi Babafemi said this in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday Babafemi said the suspect was arrested early Wednesday following a raid by a notorious drug store on the Orchid Estate in the Lekki area of Lagos state He said NDLEA operatives acted on the basis of credible intelligence in raiding the drug store on the farm where three suspects were arrested with illicit drugs He said the drugs seized from the suspects included 200 225mg sachets of Tramadol and 1 5kg of cannabis sativa According to Mr Babafemi in the course of the operation some people including the alleged merchant escaped with bags suspected of containing exhibits He said a trail showed they came across a home located at 2B Saula Akinlolu Way Orchid Estate which was the residence of the 22 year old comedian The young people started making noise to avoid a search The operatives introduced themselves as NDLEA officers and underwent a search before entering This was done and a search was conducted The search led to the recovery of drug exhibits including cannabis sativa Tramadol 225mg and some drug paraphernalia This was after the suspect requested to videotape the search which officers allowed out of courtesy The video that was a trend on social networks was the moment when the suspect and his friends decided to interrupt the attempt to search the house In his confessional statement in custody the suspect admitted ownership of the drugs recovered from his home he said YAYA
NDLEA arrests comedian, 3 others in Lagos raid – Official

1 The National Drug Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, arrested a parody creator, Sunday Joshua, popularly known on social media as “De-General” at a notorious drug store in Lagos.

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2 NDLEA Director of Media and Promotion Femi Babafemi said this in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday.

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3 Babafemi said the suspect was arrested early Wednesday, following a raid by a notorious drug store on the Orchid Estate in the Lekki area of ​​Lagos state.

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4 He said NDLEA operatives acted on the basis of credible intelligence in raiding the drug store on the farm, where three suspects were arrested with illicit drugs.

5 He said the drugs seized from the suspects included 200 225mg sachets of Tramadol and 1.5kg of cannabis sativa.

6 According to Mr. Babafemi, in the course of the operation, some people, including the alleged merchant, escaped with bags suspected of containing exhibits.

7 He said a trail showed they came across a home located at 2B Saula Akinlolu Way, Orchid Estate, which was the residence of the 22-year-old comedian.

8 “The young people started making noise to avoid a search. The operatives introduced themselves as NDLEA officers and underwent a search before entering.

9 “This was done and a search was conducted. The search led to the recovery of drug exhibits including cannabis sativa; Tramadol 225mg, and some drug paraphernalia.

10 “This was after the suspect requested to videotape the search, which officers allowed out of courtesy.

11 “The video that was a trend on social networks was the moment when the suspect and his friends decided to interrupt the attempt to search the house.

12 “In his confessional statement in custody, the suspect admitted ownership of the drugs recovered from his home,” he said.

13 YAYA

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