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Four Killed In NDLEA Gun Duel With Suspected Drug Dealers

Channels Television  
Updated June 15, 2014

NDLEAFour persons including three operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have been confirmed deed in Ogun state, south west Nigeria in a clash with suspected drug dealers at Owode in Yewa South Local Government area of the state.

The incident occurred during a shoot-out that ensued when the NDLEA operatives attempted to arrest some suspected drug dealers.

Confirming the incident, the Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi said three NDLEA operatives and one suspected drug dealer were killed during the gun duel.

The State Commander of NDLEA, Mr Bala Fagge has however described the incident as unfortunate.