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Man arrested with over 10kg of cocaine

National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Nasarawa State command has arrested a suspected drug trafficker with 10.95 grams of cocaine.

The State NDLEA Commander, Peter Oduadu told Radio Nigeria that the suspect, a 27-year-old Umar Mairiga was the first suspect arrested with cocaine in the state.

He said the suspect was arrested in a hotel room with his girlfriend in Lafia following an intelligent gathering by the personnel of the agency.

The NDLEA Commander added that the suspected trafficker would be charged to court for prosecution as soon as the agency completed its investigations.

Reporting by Yusuf Usman; Editing by Abdullahi Lamino