Narcotic Traffickers Risk Long Term Imprisonment —AB Kromah Warns

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The Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency head- designate, Col. Abraham Kromah has warned traffickers of narcotic substances into the country to end their activities, or face prolonged harassment, molestation and imprisonment under the law.  Col. Kromah said as a signatory to international conventions banning the trafficking and consumption of drug, Liberia will not hesitate to arrest and prosecute traffickers, irrespective of their status in society The LDEA head- designate emphasized that it is therefore in the interest of drug dealers and members of the various syndicate link to the trade to see reason to abandon the practice and save themselves from the trouble and embarrassment that lies ahead Speaking to legislative reporters following President Joseph Nyuma Boakai State of the Nation Address in which he declared drug as national emergency, Col. Kromah maintained that the LDEA will not hesitate to expose, restrain and arrest anyone found in possession of narcotic substances. He said the declaration mandated the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency to wage aggressive war on the banned substance and rid the country of the trade in dangerous substances. Col. Kromah used the occasion to call on Liberians to join the LDEA in enforcing the mandate of President Boakai to save the young generation from destruction. He pointed out that it is disheartening to note that over fifty percent of the young people are under the influence of drugs and other harmful substances creating uncertainty over their future. The LDEA Chief-designate also disclosed that his agency stands ready to help government rehabilitate victims of the drug trade by introducing them new technic that will make life affordable following their return to society. Col. Kromah is a well-known security expert with vast experiencing in running key government security agencies backed with sound master degree from a renowned university in the United States of America. Kromah served in various security sectors, including Assistant Police Director for CID/CIU and Inter-pool Affairs, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of Liberia, Deputy Inspector General of Police for Operations before his recent appointment by President Boakai to head the Liberia Drug Enforcement Agency. The appointment receives accolade in all sectors.

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