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Friday, June 14, 2024

LDEA SHIFTS STRATEGY, TARGETS DISTRIBUTORS IN SUCCESSFUL DRUG SEIZURE OPERATION

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MONROVIA, LIBERIA – Abraham Kromah, the Director of the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency (LDEA), today announced a major success in the fight against drug trafficking. The agency has arrested individuals involved in the distribution of large quantities of drugs, including Kush and other dangerous substances.

During a press conference at the LDEA headquarters in Monrovia, Director Kromah highlighted the government’s commitment to combatting drug trafficking, emphasizing the importance of disrupting the distribution networks of illicit drugs. He praised the effectiveness of the intelligence gathered, which led to the successful operation and arrests.

“I want to express my heartfelt appreciation to the guys at the Iron Gate and the court system, particularly the Magistrate at the Brewerville Court, for their cooperation in this operation,” stated Director Kromah. “The deployment of a significant number of agents in the area was crucial in achieving this result.”

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Suspect Jenehatu Bangura

He commended the efforts of Hassan Fadiga and his team, who played a key role in the operation. “Hassan Fadiga and his guys have been very effective in going after this stuff, and things are getting much better,” added Director Kromah.

Director Kromah also commended the agency’s efforts, stating, “I think this is a result of the level of cooperation between the intelligence people and the operation people. And I’m very glad that we are moving on the upward trajectory in our fight.”

Also, Hassan Fadiga, the LDEA Deputy Director for Operations, who shared details of a significant drug seizure and highlighted the agency’s evolving strategies in combating drug trafficking.

“We are making gains in the fight against drugs,” stated Fadiga. “We have changed our strategy, and now we are more focused on the distributors, the traffickers.” He emphasized the agency’s shift towards targeting the source of drug distribution and highlighted the success of their new seizure strategies.

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Director Abraham Kromah and his deputy, Hassan Fadiga at the press conference…

Fadiga presented a plate of high-quality marijuana that was seized at the annual gate, attributing the seizure to a 50-year-old woman named Jenehatu Bangura, a Sierra Leonean national. Abdullah Kromah was credited as the arresting officer. Fadiga praised the agency’s search strategy, which led to the discovery of the drugs, and expressed hope that Bangura would be prosecuted and held accountable.

Fadiga highlighted the agency’s commitment to rehabilitation, stating, “The guys in the ghettos, the ghetto folks are people that we look up to, but they’re not criminal. They’re sick people.” He expressed optimism about the rehabilitation process and its potential to help reintegrate individuals into society.

In conclusion, Fadiga assured the public of the agency’s dedication to the fight against drug trafficking, despite budgetary challenges. He emphasized that the agency’s strategy is now more intelligence-driven, aimed at eradicating drug trafficking networks and rehabilitating affected individuals.

Meanwhile, the LDEA’s success in this operation demonstrates the government’s determination to combat drug trafficking and protect its citizens from the harmful effects of illicit drugs. The agency remains vigilant in its efforts to disrupt drug distribution networks and bring those involved in drug trafficking to justice.

Socrates Smythe Saywon
Socrates Smythe Saywon is a Liberian journalist. You can contact me at 0777425285 or 0886946925, or reach out via email at saywonsocrates@smartnewsliberia.com or saywonsocrates3@gmail.com.

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