The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has broken its silence following reports that two per his people have has reacted to reports that two persons were shot dead during one of the agency’s drug raids in Mushin, Lagos state.
Dockaysworld learnt that the deceased were shot dead during the NDLEA’s reported clash with some drug barons.
The altercation occurred close to a notorious drug cartel joint in the area on Wednesday night, July 26.
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The agency’s spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Friday, July 28, said:
“Our men last Wednesday night, went to Mushin to arrest baron behind shipments of drugs that have been coming from Ghana.
After the arrest of some of the wanted suspects and recovery of drugs and their vehicles, our men came under attack from their boys who had locked all the exit gates in the community and our officers had to defend themselves to come out of the area alive.
We have no information on if our assailants suffered any casualty. Meanwhile, we are on the track of the kingpin, called, Temo who narrowly escaped from the scene during the raid. The long arm of the law will soon catch up with him.
We arrested two males, Saheed Sholola, who hails from Ogun State and Suleiman Shehu, from Akoko Edo, Edo State and a lady (name withheld).
Also, bags of Cannabis Sativa, popularly called Indian Hemp, weighing 2,26 kilogram, as well as eight different brands of vehicles were impounded in the process.”