CRIME & COURT
Senior police officer dismissed for drug dealing arrested
A senior police officer dismissed from the Nigeria Police Force for drug dealing has been arrested for the same offence.
Monday Chika, 64, was the former Divisional Police Officer at Idanre Police Station, in Ondo State.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, in a statement, stated that Chika was arrested for ferrying 280 blocks of compressed cannabis, weighing 168kg.
He was arrested alongside his accomplice, Emmanuel Eniola.
“They were arrested on Sunday, January 30, in Mokwa, Niger State, after their Toyota Avalon, marked EKY 429 BZ (Lagos) loaded with the substance”
The NDLEA said the destination for the consignments was Kanji, in the Borgu area of Niger State.