Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Tuesday night stormed a popular nightlife relaxation garden at Wuse area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja and arrested eight persons for indulgence in drugs use.
Our correspondent gathered that the operatives acting on reliable intelligence, stormed the garden at about 9 pm in sizeable numbers, making it impossible for all the guests (including foreigners) to escape.
Spokesperson of the Agency, Femi Babafemi who confirmed the incident, said those arrested were caught in the act of drugs abuse noting that investigation has commenced.
He said, “A total of eight persons were arrested. Some of them are dealers, while others are users.
“All the people arrested have connections with drugs. Our men recovered drugs from them at that spot. They were drinking cannabis as tea.”