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NDLEA OPERATIVES ARREST 52-YEAR-OLD MAN WITH 20.75 KG COCAINE AT ABUJA AIRPORT

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested a 52-year-old businessman, Okeke Anayochukwu, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, for the possession of black liquid cocaine.


The Director of Media and Advocacy of the agency, Femi Babafemi, in a statement, explained that the suspect was arrested with 20.75 kilogrammes of black liquid cocaine on arrival at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, onboard a Qatar Airways flight from Sao Paulo, Brazil, through Doha, Qatar, to Abuja.


Babafemi explained that the liquid was discovered upon search of his two luggages, stuffed with six smaller bags containing 32 make-up mascara, which tested positive for cocaine.


He revealed that the suspect who is married with four children, claimed he was a businessman dealing in children wares before delving into the illicit drug business.


Meanwhile, in the statement, the Chairman and Chief Executive of the agency, Mohamed Marwa, enjoined NDLEA personnel to always remain steps ahead of the tricks of drug traffickers and barons.

Written by: Oluwapelumi Tutugbuwa

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