NDLEA Apprehends Cyprus Sure Pupil With 13.55 kg Of Hashish In Abuja
The Suspect, Sunday Odi
A pupil who supposed to smuggled 13.55 kilogrammes of hashish to Cyprus has been nabbed by the Nationwide Drug Legislation Enforcement Company, (NDLEA) on the Nnamdi Azikiwe Worldwide Airport, (NAIA) Particular Space Command.
The Head of Public Affairs, NDLEA, Mr Jonah Achema, mentioned that the suspected drug trafficker, Sunday Odi, was intercepted on the departure corridor of the airport whereas making an attempt to board a Turkish airline flight to Northern Cyprus en-route Istanbul, Turkey.
In line with him, 23-year outdated Odi from Ebonyi State, was supplied admission to learn Tourism and Lodge Administration on the Close to East College, Cyprus.
“Throughout a search of his baggage, some dried weeds which examined constructive for Hashish Sativa weighing 13.55 kg have been discovered hid in dried hibiscus flowers and stuffed in empty water bottles.
The medication have been wrapped in little portions within the bottles which have been reduce aside for the wraps to enter and sealed again with a model label ‘Surprise Bitter Root’. The bottles have been submerged within the luggage with meals condiments and provisions, ” he mentioned.
Achema nevertheless mentioned Odi denied data of the content material of the bag whereas disclosing that one Emmanuel Ihebekwe, a Nigerian resident in Cyprus, was instrumental to the College admission.
Odi claimed that Ihebekwe had informed him to come back together with some foodstuff and malaria medication contained in two “Ghana-must-go” luggage.
“He mentioned Ihebekwe had been his buddy of a few years earlier than he travelled to Cyprus. He mentioned that he had directed anyone from Lagos to convey the luggage to him in Nnewi for him to hold alongside to satisfy him in Cyprus.
He mentioned that little did he know he has the intention of ending his life, ” Achema quoted Odi. The Commander, NDLEA, NAIA command, Mr. Kabir Taskuwa, mentioned that the mode of concealment of the illicit substances was intriguing