A 96-year-old retired soldier, Pa Joseph Owherhi, has been arrested in Suleja area of Niger state by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for dealing in illicit drugs.

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The Nonagenarian was arrested in his house at Rafin Sanyi area of Suleja on Saturday, August 21, 2021, with three kilograms of skunk based on credible intelligence.

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NDLEA’s spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, who confirmed the arrest in a statement on Tuesday, August 24, said the suspect confessed to the crime, stating that he has been living on the illicit trade since he retired from the military in 1982.

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He also said he went to the illicit trade to feed his eight wives and 50 children.



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