Jigawa - The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Jigawa on Tuesday said it arrested a suspected illegal drug dealer in Gumel Local Government Area of the state.
The Commandant of the corps, Muhammad Gidado, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse that the suspect was arrested on Monday at Bakin Kasuwa quarters in the local government area
Gidado said that the suspect, a 25-year-old man, was believed to be involved in the distribution of prohibitive drugs in the area.
He said that when the suspect was arrested, he was in possession of Tramol capsules, Diazerperm, Exzol and D5 tablets.
He said that the arrest of the suspect was made possible through intelligence reports.
According to him, "we trailed the suspect for two weeks after receiving intelligence reports about his activities in the area".
The commandant said that the suspect would be handed over to NDLEA for further action.