Wanted Abuja drug lord arrested by NDLEA, Seven years after jailbreak.

Seven years after he escaped from prison custody following his conviction for drug dealing, a notorious major distributor of illicit substances within the FCT, Abuja, Ibrahim Momoh, popularly known as Ibrahim Bendel, has been re-arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) during a raid of his hideout at Filin Dabo, Dei-Dei area of the FCT.
Information gotten from a blog in Nigeria News today stated that Ibrahim Momoh was first arrested on November 27, 2014, with a cannabis sativa weighing 385.1 kg, prosecuted, convicted, and sentenced to seven and a half years in prison on July 22, 2015. Still, while serving his jail term at Kuje, he escaped from prison custody on May 16, 2016.
Spokesman of the agency, Femi Babafemi, said on Sunday in a statement that following credible intelligence, NDLEA operatives stormed the warehouse of the fleeing ex-convict, Ibrahim Momoh, on November 20, 2022, and recovered 81 jumbo bags of cannabis weighing 1,278 kg.
“The store was located within his poultry farm in the Dei-Dei area of the FCT. Though Momoh was not around at the time, his warehouse manager, 55-year-old Ghanaian Richard Forson Gordon, was arrested, prosecuted, and sentenced to two years in jail. The agency, after that, declared Ibrahim Momoh wanted
“The manhunt for the drug lord paid off on November 5, 2023, when operatives again raided his hideout at Filin Dabo, Dei-Dei area of Abuja, where he was arrested with 56.9 kg of cannabis sativa and 42.7 grams of diazepam.
“In another raid in the same area of the FCT on Monday, November 13, a suspect, Yusufa Ibrahim, 27, was arrested with 75.3 kg of cannabis,” Babafemi said.