PHOTO: NDLEA officials arrest drug trafficker who hides cocaine in t-shirts
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a cocaine trafficker identified as Ukaegbu Bright Onyekachi at the Muritala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the cocaine trafficker, Onyekachi who arrived Nigeria on board Ethiopian airways from São Paulo, Brazil via Addis Ababa, was nabbed with 3.30 kilograms of the illicit drug during the inward clearance of passengers on Ethiopian Airlines at the E arrival hall of the MMIA.
Speaking on the incident, Ahmadu Garba who is the NDLEA commander at MMIA said “the hard drug was cleverly concealed in T-shirts stickers” but was nabbed by eagle-eyed detectives.
In other news, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Command, Abuja has intercepted 21.9 kilograms of cocaine.
Principal Staff Officer, Public Affairs, of the agency, Jonah Achema, who revealed this in a statement in Abuja on Monday, said the illicit substance, concealed in two suitcases, is the largest single seizure by the Command.
Achema, a Deputy Commander of Narcotics, said the two unaccompanied and unclaimed suitcases were discovered after the arrival of Ethiopian Airline, ET 910 in Abuja from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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