The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested a 45-year-old, Nwafor Charles, for allegedly ingesting 75 wraps of cocaine in Abuja.
This was made known in a statement signed by the Director, Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi, shared on Facebook on Sunday.
The statement said, “At the Abuja airport, operatives on Friday 6th October arrested a drug trafficker, Nwofor Ejiogu Charles, 45, during the outward clearance of Qatar Airways flight QR 1432 to Doha. Of
“After a body scan revealed he ingested cocaine, he was placed under observation, during which he expelled 75 pellets of cocaine weighing 1.653kgs.
“At the point of his arrest, Nwofor, the last passenger to board his flight, offered to compromise an NDLEA officer with $3,000 to free him.
“The following day, Saturday, October 7, another trafficker, Nwufo Charles Okwudili, 45, was also arrested while attempting to board Lufthansa Airlines flight LH 0595 to Paris, France via Frankfurt, Germany.
“After being put through the body scanner, he was taken into the recovery room where he excreted 96 wraps of heroin he ingested with a total weight of 1.413kgs.”