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Marijuana-laced cake sellers nabbed in Bayelsa

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested a 28-year-old lady, Jennifer Iliya, in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State for producing and distributing cakes laced with illicit drugs, especially cannabis sativa.

The agency’s Director of Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.

Babafemi said during her arrest on Wednesday, a substantial number of drugged cakes weighing 1.5kg were recovered from her possession.

The staement reads in part: “In Bayelsa, NDLEA operatives on Wednesday 24th April arrested 28-year-old Jennifer Iliya at Amarata area of Yenagoa for producing and distributing cakes laced with illicit drugs especially cannabis sativa.

“At the time of her arrest, substantial number of the drugged cakes weighing 1.5kg were recovered from her.

“A 20-year-old hair stylist, Josephine Odunu and a dispatch rider, Edesemi Ikporo, 30, had been arrested on Sunday 10th March by NDLEA operatives for in Yenagoa for a similar offence.”

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