13 arrested as NDLEA burns 630 acres of cannabis fields in Ondo

13 arrested as NDLEA burns 630 acres of cannabis fields in Ondo

At least 13 suspects have been arrested as the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency destroyed 255 hectares (630 acres) of cannabis farm in Ondo State.

NDLEA's Public Relations Officer, Femi Babafemi confirmed the development in a statement released on the agency's Facebook page on Wednesday.

"Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, in a major operation that lasted seven days, have destroyed a total of 255 hectares of cannabis farms,"

"In addition, 13 suspects were arrested and 250 kilogrammes (551 pounds) of cannabis seeds as well as 63.85 kilogrammes (of) cannabis weeds were recovered," he added.

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