- Venue of a party has been raided by the operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Abuja
- According to the agency while confirming the reported raid, the party was organised by three ladies
- Meanwhile, a Twitter user present at the event during the time of the arrest claimed that over a hundred individuals were arrested
A party venue have been raided by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency have raided a party venue in the Asokoro area of the Federal Capital Territory.
According to the spokesperson for the agency, Femi Babafemi, who confirmed the development, some individuals were arrested during the raid, Punch Newspaper reports.
He disclosed that the party which was organised by three ladies. He did not confirm the number of suspects arrested.
“We arrested some youths holding a hemp party in Abuja. In addition to the party is the launching of a new drink. The party was organised by three ladies. They are in our custody. We will issue a statement on the incident shortly.”
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However, a Twitter user who was present at the event during the time of the arrest revealed that over a hundred individuals were arrested.
The user who tweeted via his personal Twitter account, @Ezioimmauel, said about a hundred of them were arrested.
He tweeted: “(We are) In the police station right now. (I) was at a 4/20 party in Asokoro and they burst it. Asokoro, Abuja. There (are) hundreds of us in custody right now. Everyone’s still accounted for I think.”
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He was said to have committed the ugly crime at Ile Iwe, Ejigbo, Lagos state but things got out of hand as someone made a tweet, reporting him to his superiors.
The police through its spokesman, Prince Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said it has warned the DPO under whose command the erring officer serves.
The tweet reads:
"ASP Eyitere Joseph, in connection with this case, has been arrested in Lagos. He is being investigated and queried for further disciplinary actions.
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