Six Nigerians Arrested With Illegal Drugs

By Mafanta Kromah

The suspects

 

The Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA) has arrested six Nigerians for allegedly involving in selling and distributing narcotic substances on the Liberia market.

Speaking in an interview with journalists at the Head office of DEA in Fiama Sinkor in Monrovia, the Chief of Operations of the LDEA, Johntor R. Wolo said they found 182.8g of Narcotic and Heroin worth L$ 666,960.

The suspects include: Victor Kamara, a 37-year-old Nigerian businessman who lives in Caldwell, Uzaa Kamara, a 28-year-old Nigerian businessman who also lives in Caldwell, Prince Ken, a 35-year-old Nigerian businessman who lives in Paynesville, Anthony Enechi, a 26y-year-old Nigerian businessman who lives in Paynesville(ELWA), Sunday Moses, a 29-yr Nigerian constructor who lives Red Light and Iko Nso, a 30-yr Nigerian Motorcyclist who also lives Caldwell.

The Director called on citizens to be more tolerant with the DEA staff on the field and stop insulting the staff while on duty. He also encouraged the media to seek information in DEA office and stop speculating.

Researches indicate that the continued use of heroin can bring devastation to both physical and mental health and is likely to culminate in a number of social legal ramification for the user. Heroin is the name of a modified version of morphine that is a very addictive and illegal opioid drug.

According to National Institute on Drug Abuse, it is available on the illicit market in a number of different varieties, with purer product tending to occur in white power form and can be mixed with other white substances, such as sugar, power milk, starches and quinine.

People with continued heroin use for long period of time may experience decreased dental health marked by damaged teeth and gum swelling, excoraited skill from scratching, serve constipation and increased susceptibility to disease from diminished system. Others include poor appetite and malnutrition, sleeping problem and decrease in sexual functioning.

Meanwhile, effects of the narcotic drug and other depressants narcotics initially produce a feeling of euphoria that often is followed by drowsiness, nausea, and vomiting. Users also may experience constricted pupils watery eyes and itching.

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