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Manhunt Begins For Drug Dealer Who Crushed NDLEA Official

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has launched a manhunt for a Lekki-based alleged drug dealer, Sowunmi Ayodeji Kayode.

A statement from the Director, Media and Advocacy of NDLEA Femi Babafemi said that Ayodeji Kayode is now on the run after driving his luxury car to crush an NDLEA officer in his bid to escape arrest.
Femi said the incident occurred when operatives went to search his house last weekend after the Chairman of NDLEA Mohamed Buba Marwa has directed the deployment of appropriate operational assets of the Agency to smoke out the wanted suspect from his hiding.

“Anti-narcotics officers of the agency had on Friday 18th August stormed the residence of the wanted drug dealer located at 2/3 Adetola Ayeni close, Lekki, Lagos for a search and possible arrest following credible intelligence that he was dealing in illicit drugs in his house.”

“Although he was not in the house when operatives got into his compound, he however returned while a search of his apartment was ongoing.

“In a dramatic twist, as soon as he drove into the premises and sighted NDLEA officers, he engaged his car in reverse gear, knocked down one of the officers, pulled down his gate before plunging the vehicle into the fence of the opposite compound.

“The force of his car’s speed also pulled down the concrete wall of his neighbour’s compound and from there he dived out of the vehicle to escape,” the statement partly read.





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