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NDLEA rearrests nursing mother for another alleged drug crime



The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency ( NDLEA),has rearrested One nursing mother of a two-months-baby, Mariam Adetilewa Dirisu, for an another drug crime.

NDLEA Director on Media and advocacy, Femi Babafemi made the disclosure in a statement, today.

Disiru 35, was first arrested on 21 October by the Edo state Command of the Agency but released on bail because of her  infant.

However, Operatives of the Agency in Delta state arrested her again on 30 October for ordering  illicit drugs from Lagos.

Parts of the statement reads : “… a nursing mother who claims to be a part-time 400-level student of International Studies and Diplomacy at the University of Benin, Mariam Adetilewa Dirisu has again been arrested for trafficking in 5kg skunk and 8.1grams of Molly.

“The 35-year-old mother of a 2 month-old-baby was first arrested on 21 October by the Edo state Command of the Agency.

“Chairman/Chief Executive of NDLEA, Brig. Gen.MohamedMohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) had on the same day directed that she be counselled and released immediately because of the young baby she was carrying.

“Curiously, a controlled delivery operation carried out by operatives of the Delta state Command of the Agency on Saturday 30 October again led to the arrest of Mariam who had ordered for the drugs from Lagos even while still on bail for an earlier offence.”

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