Operatives of Nigeria’s National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have reportedly arrested a 55-year-old suspected drug trafficker with 1,072kg of Indian Hemp weeks after he came out of prison on October 8 for a similar reason.

Umaru Shehu who was arrested along Mokwa Road in Mokwa Local Government Area of Niger State following a tipoff

He was sentenced to a year imprisonment for carrying 64kg of dried Indian hemp some years ago.

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After his recent arrest, he told the law enforcement officers that the illicit drug business is part of his blood and he simply cannot stop it just because it is illegal.

“Cannabis business is my blood, it is extremely difficult for me to stop it. When I was embarking on this trip from Lagos to Sokoto, I never knew that the operatives would arrest me in Mokwa, it is my luck," Umaru Shehu said.