The Enugu State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has expressed worry over the spread of Methamphetamine Laboratory also known as Mpkurummiri in the Southeast.
The State Commander, NDLEA Anietie Bassey disclosed this during a press briefing in Enugu.
“Why the agency is particularly worried about clandestine laboratory is that their Methamphetamine products are worse than any category ‘A’ drugs and their being manufactured locally make them readily available for abuse by our teeming youth population.
“Clandestine laboratory also poses grave threat to the locality of its operation as it
He disclosed that out of 144 suspects arrested for various drug related offences in 2021, 50 were convicted.
He stated that 1,328.174kg of cannabis sativa, 222.67g of cocaine, 592.11g of methamphetamine, 258.07 of Tramadol, 29.920kg of psychotropic substances and 13 capsules of rohypnol were seized.