Monrovia, Liberia- The Drug Enforcemnet Agency of the Republic of Liberia (LDEA), moments ago, destroyed over L$120 billion worth of narcotic substances on the Roberts International Airport Highway.
According to LDEA Public Relations Manager Michael Jipply, the illegal drugs is equivalent to US$768 million dollars and include heroin, cocaine and marijuana.
The drugs were destroyed in the presence of international partners and state security officers including the Liberia National Police, the National Security Agency and the Armed Forces of Liberia.
According to the LDEA PR Manager, the destruction of the drugs was sanctioned by the court to avoid the agency being in possession of the large quantity of dangerous substances.
Jipply said, the huge drugs consignment was seized from dealers across the country between June 2018 to March 2019.