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NDLEA busts Lagos airport drug syndicate

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a drug kingpin heading a syndicate operating at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos, Yunusa Fidelis and six other members of his gang.

Director, Media and Advocacy, NDLEA Headquarters, Abuja, Femi Babafemi, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, said the Lagos airport drug syndicate was behind the recent smuggling of 1, 584,000 tablets of Tramadol

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He said the drugs were seized on Tuesday 15th March by NDLEA operatives in collaboration with Aviation Security (AVSEC) and Customs service personnel at the airport.

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Babafemi said the seizure included 17 cartons of 250mg Tramadol branded as “Tamra” weighing 669.70kg and five cartons of 225mg Tramadol under the brand name “Royal” with a gross weight of 217.15kg.

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