The Nationwide Drug Regulation Enforcement Company (NDLEA) on Monday arraigned a 35-year-old man, Azeez Moshood, earlier than a Federal Excessive Court docket in Lagos, for trafficking Hashish.
The prosecutor, Mr Jeremiah Aernan, informed the court docket that the defendant dedicated the offences on Sept. 20.
He mentioned that the defendant was arrested on a tip-off on the Lekki-Ajah freeway in Lagos whereas transporting the Hashish Sativa, weighing 546.4 kg.
The prosecutor mentioned that hemp is a restricted drug much like Cocaine and Heroine LSD, and listed within the NDLEA schedule as a banned substance.
The offence contravenes the provisions of Part 11(c) of the NDLEA Act, Cap N30, Legal guidelines of the Federation, 2004.
Delivering Judgement, Justice Maureen Onyetenu granted the defendant bail within the sum of N10 million, with two sureties in like sum.
She mentioned the sureties have to be civil servants of grade-level 16, and adjourned the case till Feb. 17 and Feb. 18, 2021, for trial, NAN reviews.