65-year-old man caught with Indian hemp in 2-litre engine oil gallon in Osun

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Osun Command, said it has apprehended a 65-year-old man, Dauda Lamidi, for alleged possession of cannabis sativa also known as hemp.

This is contained in a statement to newsmen by Charles Odigie, the command’s spokesperson, on Monday in Osogbo. Odigie said that the suspect was arrested along the Ibadan -Iwo expressway by men of the command while on operational duties.

He explained that the suspect was in possession of some dried substance suspected to be hemp, stored inside a two-litre gallon of engine oil. He added that the substance weighed about 1.550 kg.

According to him, the suspect is an ex-convict, who was convicted for the same offence in 2019 and was incarcerated in a correctional facility for three years.

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