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NDLEA arrests ‘drug traffickers’ who excreted 191 wraps of cocaine, heroin

NDLEA arrests ‘drug traffickers’ who excreted 191 wraps of cocaine, heroin
April 18
18:58 2021

Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested two men for allegedly trafficking 191 wraps of heroin and cocaine.

Femi Babafemi, NDLEA spokesman, said they were arrested at the Lagos airport.

According to the statement, on April 10, one Chukwudi Destiny was arrested for alleged drug trafficking during the screening of passengers on an Ethiopian airline to Italy and he excreted 92 wraps of heroin.

On Friday, one Ezekiel Chibuzo, who arrived in Lagos from Brazil via Qatar airline, was arrested for alleged drug ingestion, and he excreted 99 wraps of cocaine.

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“Barely two weeks after a Madrid, Spain bound trafficker, Okonkwo Chimezie Henry, excreted 113 wraps of Cocaine after his arrest at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, two others nabbed by the operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the Lagos airport have excreted a total of 191 pellets of heroin and cocaine while under observation,” the statement read.

“On 10th April 2021, during the outward screening of passengers on Ethiopian airline to Italy, NDLEA operatives at MMIA intercepted and referred one Chukwudi Destiny for scanning and the scan result proved positive to drug ingestion. Consequently, he was placed under excretion observation, and in the process, he excreted 92 pellets of Heroin with a total weight of 1.300kg.”

Babafemi noted that the arrest came barely two weeks after one Henry Okonkwo, for allegedly trafficking drugs worth millions of naira from Nigeria to Spain at Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos.

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