A 95-year-old man has been nabbed after he was found out to be dealing in Indian hemp in Ondo state.
The Ondo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested a 95-year-old man, James Salihu for dealing in cannabis sativa popularly known as Indian hemp, Basehitz reoports.
Salihu was arrested on Wednesday by NDLEA detectives at Supare Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of the state.
A source in the NDLEA command stated that the suspect was apprehended following a tip-off from the community.
The source however disclosed that the nonagenarian was not in good health condition, which made the command to grant him an administrative bail with a doctor detailed to monitor and attend to him. He insisted that the suspect would be prosecuted in line with the law.
In his reaction, the State Commander of the NDLEA, Mr. Haruna Gagara, who confirmed the development, described the suspect as an irresponsible old man who failed to live an exemplary life worthy of emulation of the young ones.
The commander stated that the suspect would face prosecution as soon as he was confirmed fit by the medical doctor.