NDLEA Caughts A 43 Year Old Man Trying To Smuggle Heroin At Lagos Airport


Luck ran out for a certain Anukaenyi Bob-Manuel Ogochukwu who had just arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport on an Ethiopian Airlines flight from Nairobi, Kenya, when operatives of the NDLEA discovered he was carrying heroin wraps inside his body.

Addressing newsmen after the arrest, NDLEA spokeman Mr. Mitchell Ofoyeju said the suspect, who was carrying heroin weighing 1.115kg, was apprehended after testing positive for narcotic ingestion, SR writes.

Ahmadu Garba, NDLEA Commander at the Lagos Airport, said that the suspect, while under narcotic watch, excreted 66 wraps of powdery substance that tested positive for heroin.

Onitsha-based Ogochukwu, 43, explained that he smuggled drugs to save his four-year old son who was allegedly sick in Nairobi and needed medicare.

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