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NDLEA- arrested 2 pregnant women, for drug trafficking at Lagos state Airport
peratives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA have captured two pregnant ladies among other medication dealers, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja, Lagos for endeavoring to import and product illegal medications through the air terminal in the last week.The first to enter the Agency’s trawl is a Brazilian returnee, Nworie Phillip Chikwendu who was captured on Tuesday, May third during an internal freedom of travelers on a Qatar Airways departure from Sao Paulo, Brazil on the way Doha to Lagos.
During an exhaustive inquiry of his gear, two packages of cocaine were found covered in a couple of earthy colored shoes concealed in his oxblood backpack.A explanation by Femi Babafemi, Director of Media and Advocacy said, “A further pursuit of the sets of dark shoes worn by the suspect likewise prompted the recuperation of extra two bundles of cocaine incorporated into the bottoms of his footwear, carrying the complete to four bundles gauging 800grams.
“While going through a fundamental meeting, Nworie who professed to be a hairdresser in Sao Paulo, said he came to Nigeria for the entombment of his father.”He admitted he chose to get into the lawbreaker act since his outing was supported by his Brazil-based companion who gave him the medication to convey in Lagos for a charge of N2, 000, 000.
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The next day, Wednesday fourth May, NDLEA agents at the SAHCO send out shed of the air terminal blocked a few containers of cocktails thought to contain illegal drugs.A cargo specialist who carried the transfer for product to Dubai, UAE, Shola Ogunrinde was promptly captured while a subsequent activity prompted the capture of a pregnant lady, Mrs Seun Babatunde, who works a liquor joint in the Pleasure area of Iyana Ipaja.
At the point when the containers were opened within the sight of the specialist and the pregnant proprietor, seven packages of marijuana and a sachet of joy drug (MDMA) were tracked down covered inside Cans of dark slug cocktails.
“In her admission, Mrs Babatunde guaranteed the medications were being shipped off her better half who lives in Dubai”.
The second pregnant lady, Mrs Gloria Asibor was captured on Thursday fifth May while endeavoring to load up a Turkish Airline trip to Bolonia, Spain through Istanbul, Turkey.
A pursuit of her gear containing food things prompted the disclosure of 300 tablets of 200mg and 225mg high measurement Tramadol disguised in crawfish.
In the mean time, huge transfers of psychoactive substances have been caught in pieces of Northwest, Northeast and Northcentral.
In Kaduna, a street pharmacist, Obinna Anene a.k.a Young Alhaji was captured on Friday sixth May at Buwaya Kaduna with 50,000 tablets of Diazepam weighing 9kg; 595 tablets of Tramadol gauging 318grams and 8 tablets of Co-codamol weighing 6grams.The same day, a dealer, Alhaji Modu Yahaya was gotten with 26.5kg of pot in Damaturu, Yobe state while going in a business vehicle from Abuja to Maiduguri, Borno state.
In any event, nine street pharmacists were captured by agents in Lagos on Thursday fifth May during assaults in dark spots in Mushin Olosha and Akala as well as Langbasa and Ikota in Ajah region of the state with various amounts of Cocaine, Heroin, Methamphetamine, Cannabis, and Skuchies.
Those captured include: Kehinde Ilori; Osho Demola Nurudeen; Kamarudeen Isiaka; Kazeem Ishola; Afeez Adebolade; Oguntana Aduragbemi; Chuks Alowai; Mrs Bola Kazeem and Kehinde Ogunleye
In Plateau, NDLEA agents on Saturday seventh May caught a truck conveying 673.3kg pot along Bassa/Rukuba Barracks street in Jos while the driver and his colleague escaped into the shrub.
In different pieces of the state capital, two vendors; Manga Emmanuel and Yusuf Usman were captured with 34 portions of cocaine and 400grams of pot at old air terminal and Rikkos individually.
Director/Chief Executive of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has lauded the officials and men of the MMIA, Kaduna, Yobe, Lagos and Plateau Commands of the Agency for the captures and seizures.
He charged them and those in different orders the nation over to support the intensity on drug cartels as well as equilibrium their medication supply decrease and medication request decrease endeavors.
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