The Plateau command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA has arraigned 20 years old Benjamin Tanko for illegal possession of 150 grams of cannabis Sativa before Justice Dorcas Agishi of the Federal High Court Jos. on the 11th Day of October 2016.
Benjamin Tanko was first arrested on the 9th day of May 2016 at Daffo Town in Bokkos LGA of Plateau State. He pleaded guilty to the one count charge of Unlawful possession of Cannabis Sativa contrary to and punishable under section 20 © subsection 2(b) of the NDLEA Act Cap N30 Laws of the federation of Nigeria 2004 (As Amended).
In view of his plea of guilty, the Prosecuting Counsel, Sarah Oketola Esq asked for an adjournment to enable her review the facts of the case. The case was adjourned to 18th October 2016.