|Indian hemp plant|
NDLEA (National Drug Law Enforcement Agency) Commandant in Gombe state Aliyu Adole, has confirmed that three farmers were arrested in the State for cultivating 160 Kilograms of Indian hemp.
The farmers were arrested in a rural Kulani village, Balanga Local Government Area. Aliyu Adole, said that many farmers were engaged in the cultivation of the weed in the state and the agency had been on their trail.
“This morning my boys went to the bush and brought them with the exhibits,” he said.
He added that the agency would continue to checkmate villages in the state to apprehend those involved in the cultivation of Cannabis. He urged the community leaders to advise villagers to stop planting the weed and report anyone involved in the business.