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NDLEA arrests two pregnant women, Brazil returnee for drug trafficking at Lagos airport

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Two pregnant girls are amongst drug traffickers arrested by operatives of the Nationwide Drug Regulation Enforcement Company, NDLEA, on the Murtala Muhammed Worldwide Airport, MMIA, Ikeja, Lagos for making an attempt to import and export illicit medicine via the airport within the final week.

 

Director, Media & Advocacy of the company, Femi Babafemi in a press release on Sunday, stated a Brazil-returnee, Nworie Phillip Chikwendu, was arrested on Tuesday Might third throughout an inward clearance of passengers on Qatar Airways flight from Sao Paulo, Brazil enroute Doha to Lagos.

 

Throughout an intensive search of his baggage, two parcels of cocaine had been found hid in a pair of brown slippers hidden in his ox blood backpack. An additional search of the pair of black slippers worn by the suspect additionally led to the restoration of further two parcels of cocaine constructed into the soles of his foot wears, bringing the entire to 4 parcels weighing 800grams.

 

When present process preliminary interview, Nworie who claimed to be a barber in Sao Paulo, stated he got here to Nigeria for the burial of his father. He confessed he determined to get into the legal act as a result of his journey was sponsored by his Brazil-based buddy who gave him the drug to ship in Lagos for a price of N2, 000, 000.

 

The next day, Wednesday 4th Might, NDLEA operatives on the SAHCO export shed of the airport intercepted some cartons of alcoholic drinks suspected to comprise illicit medicine. A freight agent who introduced the consignment for export to Dubai, UAE, Shola Ogunrinde was instantly arrested whereas a comply with up operation led to the arrest of a pregnant lady, Mrs. Seun Babatunde, who operates an alcohol joint in Pleasure space of Iyana Ipaja.

 

When the cartons had been opened within the presence of the agent and the pregnant proprietor, seven parcels of hashish and a sachet of ecstasy drug (MDMA) had been discovered hid inside Cans of black bullet alcoholic drinks. In her confession, Mrs. Babatunde claimed the medicine had been being despatched to her husband who lives in Dubai.

 

The second pregnant lady, Mrs. Gloria Asibor was arrested on Thursday fifth Might whereas making an attempt to board a Turkish Airline flight to Bolonia, Spain by way of Istanbul, Turkey. A search of her baggage containing meals gadgets led to the invention of 300 tablets of 200mg and 225mg excessive dosage Tramadol hid in crayfish.

 

In the meantime, giant consignments of psychoactive substances have been intercepted in components of Northwest, Northeast and North central. In Kaduna, a drug seller, Obinna Anene a.ok.a Younger Alhaji was arrested on Friday sixth Might at Buwaya Kaduna with 50,000 tablets of Diazepam weighing 9kg; 595 tablets of Tramadol weighing 318grams and eight tablets of Co-codamol weighing 6grams.

 

Similar day, a trafficker, Alhaji Modu Yahaya was caught with 26.5kg hashish in Damaturu, Yobe state whereas travelling in a industrial automobile from Abuja to Maiduguri, Borno state.

 

A minimum of, 9 drug sellers had been arrested by operatives in Lagos on Thursday fifth Might throughout raids in black spots in Mushin Olosha and Akala in addition to Langbasa and Ikota in Ajah space of the state with totally different portions of Cocaine, Heroin, Methamphetamine, Hashish, and Skuchies. These arrested embrace: Kehinde Ilori; Osho Demola Nurudeen; Kamarudeen Isiaka; Kazeem Ishola; Afeez Adebolade; Oguntana Aduragbemi; Chuks Alowai; Mrs. Bola Kazeem and Kehinde Ogunleye.

 

In Plateau, NDLEA operatives on Saturday seventh Might intercepted a truck carrying 673.3kg hashish alongside Bassa/Rukuba Barracks highway in Jos whereas the motive force and his assistant fled into the bush. In different components of the state capital, two sellers; Manga Emmanuel and Yusuf Usman had been arrested with 34 pinches of cocaine and 400grams of hashish at outdated airport and Rikkos respectively.

 

Chairman of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has recommended the officers and males of the MMIA, Kaduna, Yobe, Lagos and Plateau Instructions of the Company for the arrests and seizures.

 

He charged them and people in different instructions throughout the nation to maintain the warmth on drug cartels in addition to steadiness their drug provide discount and drug demand discount efforts.

 

NDLEA arrests two pregnant women, Brazil returnee for drug trafficking at Lagos airportNDLEA arrests two pregnant women, Brazil returnee for drug trafficking at Lagos airport

NDLEA arrests two pregnant women, Brazil returnee for drug trafficking at Lagos airportNDLEA arrests two pregnant women, Brazil returnee for drug trafficking at Lagos airportNDLEA arrests two pregnant women, Brazil returnee for drug trafficking at Lagos airportNDLEA arrests two pregnant women, Brazil returnee for drug trafficking at Lagos airportNDLEA arrests two pregnant women, Brazil returnee for drug trafficking at Lagos airportNDLEA arrests two pregnant women, Brazil returnee for drug trafficking at Lagos airport

 

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