Six Drug Traffickers Bag 156- Years Imprisonment In Lagos And Ogun

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos and Ogun states has sentenced six drug traffickers to a total of 156 years imprisonment for offences bordering on drug dealing, transportation, and conspiracy to transport illicit substances filed against them by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency.

Worse hit is a 27-year-old drug dealer, Ahmed Abdulsabur, who was arrested in 2022 by NDLEA operatives and prosecuted in charge number FHC/AB/20C/2022 at the Federal High Court, Abeokuta, presided over by Justice Joyce Abdulmalik.

The Director, Media and Advocacy, NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, revealed in a statement obtained by our correspondent on Tuesday.

Delivering her judgment on the six counts charge brought against Abdulsabur, Justice Abdulmalik convicted and sentenced him to 10 years imprisonment on each count, bringing the total number of his jail term to 60 years.

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In a similar ruling, Justice Abdulmalik also sentenced another dealer, Olumide Elegbede, 32, to 20 years jail term; 10 years for each of the two counts charge brought against him in charge number FHC/AB/128C/2I. The judge ruled that the years of imprisonment in both cases will run concurrently.

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Meanwhile, at the Federal High Court in Lagos, where the quartet of Okechukwu Umeh, Lanre Adebayo, Adigun Adeshina and Emmanuel Omijeh, were arraigned on three counts in charge number FHC/L/87c/2023, the trial judge, Justice Akintayo Aluko, on Thursday, March 16, convicted and sentenced each of them to five years on count one; and seven years each on counts two and three.

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