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NSCDC discovers Cannabis farm in Anambra secondary school


An Indian hemp farm concealed in a vegetable farm located inside a school compound in Anambra State, has been uncovered by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

A 45-year-old man, Amobi Okafor, said to be the owner of the farm inside Lake City Secondary School in Nri community, was initially arrested for allegedly macheting a security guard in the school during an altercation before the discovery was made.

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Commandant of the NSCDC in Anambra, Mr David Bille said: “The suspect confessed to the crime and took the NSCDC operatives to the location, behind Lake City Secondary School, where he grows cannabis on a yearly basis.

Exhibits recovered from him include machet, fresh leaves suspected to be cannabis sativa(indian hemp) and other incriminating items.”

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Billie further disclosed that Amobi will be handed over to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).