NDLEA: Woman With 100 Wraps Of Heroin At Lagos Airport Was Arrested


National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has arrested an Italy-bound woman, Nnadi Nora Chinyere, with 100 wraps and two parcels of heroin at the Lagos Airport.

In a statement on Sunday by its spokesman, Femi Babafemi, the suspect was arrested on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, during an outward clearance of passengers on a Qatar Airways flight to Florentine, Italy.

Babafemi added that the drugs found on her were concealed in five containers of hair relaxer cream.

In a related development, NDLEA operatives arrested a Nigerian Army ex-staff sergeant, Muffat Ekong and one Frank Iredia Obamwonyi on Wednesday 11th August with 286.3kilograms of cannabis at Ogwashi Uku, Delta state on their way to Enugu State.

Meanwhile, on Friday 13th August, Benue state command of the agency arrested an interstate trafficker, Eze Victor Ezenwanne at Apir- Aliade road, Makurdi with 65.436kilograms of diazepam tablets.

The same day, a suspected fake soldier, Adeyemi Segun Olamide was arrested in Maiduguri, Borno state with 650grams of skunk.

READ ALSO: NDLEA stops bandits, seize weapons in Katsina, Benue

During a patrol operation along Akure-Owo road, a team of operatives from Owo Area command of the Agency equally intercepted a bus from Lagos enroute Owo to Ibilo, Kogi state on 7th August.

Recovered from the vehicle include six parcels of skunk weighing 3.6kg; 30 pinches of Crack Cocaine weighing 87grams and six sachets of Arizona weighing 265grams.

Two suspects have been arrested in connection to drug trafficking.

The Chairman/Chief Executive, NDLEA, Brig-Gen Buba Marwa (retd.), commended the officers and men of the MMIA Command as well as their Ondo, Borno, Benue and Delta state counterparts for the huge seizures and arrests.

He charged them and other commands to sustain the current momentum, assuring them that President Muhammadu Buhari recognised their efforts and would continue to motivate them to do more.

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