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NDLEA Arrests Businessman With 9.40kg Heroin At Lagos Airport

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA have nabbed one 49-year-old businessman, Kingsley Celestino, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos State with 9.40 kilograms of heroin concealed in his two travelling bags.

According to report gathered, Kingsley is a native of Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State, was nabbed at Terminal 2 of the airport on his way to India during the weekend.

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NDLEA brought the revelation into light in a statement released via the agency Facebook handleon Sunday.

The agency also shared the photo of the culprit, and said, “Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a businessman, Kingsley Celestino at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja Lagos over 9.40 kilograms of heroin hidden in his two luggage.

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“Kingsley, a business class passenger on Qatar Airline flight was arrested at Terminal 2 of the MMIA on Saturday 4th March on his way to India. Though a native of Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State, the 49-year-old was travelling with a Guinean international passport.

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“Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect frequently travels to India on business class tickets. He claimed he deals in clothing business between Nigeria and India. It was further established that he obtained the Guinean international passport in Guinea Bissau, where he said his mother came from.”



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