An official of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Ibidayin Godwin, and four others, Taiwo Adetoye, Taiwo Ososanya, Fatai Akera and Alhaji Yusuf Bankole, have been asked to be remanded in prison for allegedly trafficking drugs.
According to justice C. J. Aneke of the Federal High Court sitting at Ikoyi, on Wednesday, 9 July, 2014, all the accused are to be remanded in prison pending the perfection of their bail conditions.
PUNCH reports that the defendants were arraigned in court for conspiring with a drug baron, identified simply as Ossy, to export three kilogrammes of methamphetamine.
It was however gathered that the police are on the trail of the drug baron Ossy who has been announced to be at large.
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All the defendants were reported to have pleaded not guilty to five counts of charges brought against them bordering on conspiracy.
“That you, Taiwo Adetoye, Fatai Akera and Ibidayin Godwin, conspired among yourselves with one Ossy, a drug baron now at large, to export three kilogrammes of methamphetamine; that you Taiwo Adetoye, Fatai Akera and Ibidayin Godwin exported three kilogrammes of meth without lawful authority.Continue reading
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