The Drug Enforcement Agency or DEA has arrested two Nigerians with 101grams of cocaine and 946.8 grams of precursor (mixed powder) within the New Kru Town and Point Four communities, respectively on Bushrod Island, a Monrovia suburb.
The two suspects were arrested on Monday, 16 February with the substances approximately valued 600,000 Liberian Dollars and taken to the DEA Headquarters in Monrovia for investigation.
DEA Director Col. Anthony K. Souh, said the Agency will not relent in arresting anyone engaged in drug trade, trafficking or abuse.
He said the two suspects were arrested enroute to market the drugs in the Bushrod Island suburb.
At the same time, another drug dealer, also a Nigerian only identified as Alibi, and a resident of Logan Town Rice Store community have been arrested at the St. Paul Bridge community by DEA officers and taken for questioning.
Col. Souh stressed that the dangerous drugs are damaging the youths of Liberia and must be stopped. He then informed the public about the printing into hand bill of the drugs control and substances abuse act of 2014 as of October 21, 2012.
By Bridgett Milton