NDLEA Arrests Abia Female Lawyer Drug Lord, her mum, boyfriend & herbalist


Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) in a joint raid operation with the men of the State Homeland Security arrested female lawyer, Adaobi Nweke and her boyfriend at Arochukwu street, Umuahia in Abia State.

The female lawyer was also apprehended alongside her mother, their family herbalist and another member of the family.

On investigation, it was revealed that members of the family had long been in the illicit drug business which was passed on to them by their now late father, Jonathan Nweke.

Items recovered during the rapid include various quantities of Cocaine, Heroin, Methamphetamine, Loud, Cannabis Sativa and precursor chemical with a total weight of 1.670kg as well as N578,400 monetary exhibit.

While commending the officers and men of the Abia Command of the Agency for their outstanding feats, the Chief Executive Officer of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) applauded their counterparts in all the commands across the country for intensifying their WADA advocacy lectures thus creating a fair balance between their drug supply reduction and drug demand reduction efforts.