Law enforcement officer, 6 others arrested for dealing in cocaine
By TVC News Nigeria
23 June 2021 | 9:12 am
Law enforcement officer, 6 others arrested for dealing in cocaine, as NDLEA uncovers heroin in Pakistan-returnee’s body at Lagos airport
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