8,805 Drug Related Crime Arrests Made in 2014 - NBS

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Monday, August 24, 2015 01:30PM /National Bureau of Statistics
 

NBS releases drug related crime data by statesfrom 2010-14. The total number of arrests in 2014 stood at 8805 up from 8843 in 2013 and 8185 in 2012. Out Of the 8805 arrests for drug related crime in 2014, 8382 were men and 492 women

Katsina (609), Kano(503) and Bauchi(471) recorded the most arrests for drug related offenses in 2014. Of 8826 drug cases reported in 2014, the North-West recorded d highest at 2261 followed by the swest at 1682 and the Ncentral-1416

165,653kg of narcotic drugs were seized across Nigeria in 2014 compared to 418,235kg in 2013 and 233,376 kg in 2012. The Number of suspects to prosecute in 2014 was 2,032 compared to 1,832 in 2013 while the number of convictions was 2,054 in 2014 compared to 1,865 in 2013

The Number of counseling cases in 2014 stood at 3536 in 2014 compared to 6487 in 2013

 

 


 

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