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NDLEA arrests 54-year-old man with illicit drugs

On Sunday, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) apprehended Mr. Okeke Adolphus Anayochukwu, 54, a father of five, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, NAIA Abuja, with a black liquid cocaine.

Mr. Okeke Adolphus Anayochukwu, who claimed to be a businessman, was apprehended by National Drug Law Enforcement Agency agents (NDLEA).

According to a statement issued by the Agency’s spokesperson on Sunday,

Okeke was detained with 20.75 kilos of black liquid cocaine on March 15, 2022, following his arrival at the Abuja airport onboard a Qatar Airways aircraft from Sao Paulo, Brazil, via Doha, Qatar, to Abuja, according to Femi Babafemi.

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He stated that the liquid was discovered after a check of his two luggages, which were loaded with six smaller bags containing 32-makeup mascara, which tested positive.

He said the 54 years father of four children, hailed from Oraifiti in Akwusigo local government area of Anambra State.

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According to the statement, the suspect said someone gave him the consignment at a drinking joint in Brazil to deliver in Nigeria for a fee of Two Million N2 million Naira.

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It said in another operation, three persons: Tony Samson, Paul Adamu, and Reuben Waziri were arrested in Kaduna on March 18, 2022 with 18,380 tablets of Tramadol, and 12,500 tablets of Diazepam and Exol-5 tablets.

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Also arrested was a bus with reg. No AGU 460 ZW, at Obosi bridge heading to Aba, Abia state from Onitsha on March 17, 2022.

He said after a careful search, seven and half jumbo sacks of cannabis weighing 362kg were recovered while the driver, Ifeanyi Anyamele admitted to be the owner of the drug exhibits.



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