Busted!! NDLEA Nabs Two Males With 16.65kg Of Cocaine Hid In Youngsters Quilt At Lagos Airport (Images)
NDLEA Nabs Two Males With 16.65kg Of Cocaine Hid In Youngsters Quilt At Lagos Airport
Officers of the Nationwide Drug Legislation Enforcement Company NDLEA have apprehended two Nigerian males caught with 16.65 kilogrammes of drugs suspected to be cocaine introduced in from Brazil to Nigeria.
The 2 suspected traffickers, Okwubunne Chidiebere Simeon and Aniakor Uchenna James have been arrested on October 28, 2020, on their arrival on the Murtala Muhammed Worldwide Airport (MMIA), Lagos.
Garba Ahmadu, the NDLEA Commander on the airport stated in a press release, the medication have been hid in eight kids cover which contained seven absorbent towels soaked with cocaine whereas others have been neatly and cleverly hid in tin cans labeled ‘Schramn’.
“If this quantum of medicine had penetrated into the society, we will solely think about the multiplier impact of crime fee within the nation,” Ahmadu stated.
He stated from July to September, the company had arrested 12 suspected drug traffickers, which included seven males and 5 females with a seizure of 15.800kgs of illicit medication, together with hashish, cocaine, and methamphetamine.
In accordance with the NDLEA commander, “The involvement of individuals in medication is condemnable contemplating the truth that drug consumption is a catalyst that fuels crime. I wish to name on well-meaning Nigerians to collaborate with us by exposing medication barons. All info shared with us will all the time be handled with utmost confidentiality. The Command will stay centered on the drug battle by intensifying efforts and exposing no matter modes of concealment utilized by the drug peddlers.”
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