An Indian hemp farm concealed in a vegetable farm located inside a school compound in Anambra State, has been uncovered by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
A 45-year-old man, Amobi Okafor, said to be the owner of the farm inside Lake City Secondary School in Nri community, was initially arrested for allegedly macheting a security guard in the school during an altercation before the discovery was made.
Commandant of the NSCDC in Anambra, Mr David Bille said: “The suspect confessed to the crime and took the NSCDC operatives to the location, behind Lake City Secondary School, where he grows cannabis on a yearly basis.
Exhibits recovered from him include machet, fresh leaves suspected to be cannabis sativa(indian hemp) and other incriminating items”.
Billie further disclosed that Amobi will be handed over to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).