Two businessmen arrested by operatives of the National Dr*g Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, NAIA, Abuja for cocaine ingestion have both excr€ted 193 pellets of the illicit dr*g after three days in observatory custody.
A statement from the spokesperson of the anti-drug agency, Femi Babafemi, says the traffickers identified as Onoh Ebere, 49, and Christian Ifeanyi Ogbuji, 47, were intercepted at the Abuja airport on Wednesday, May 10 upon their arrival from Uganda via Addis Ababa, onboard Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 951.
‘’Though both suspects have businesses they manage in Nigeria, their main source of income has been dr*g trafficking. They both travelled to Uganda and from there crossed over to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where they picked the consignments before returning to Abuja with Lagos as their final destination. ‘’ Babafemi said
He added after days in the excretion room, Ebere Onoh excreted a total of 100 pellets weighing 2.137kg while Christian Ifeanyi Ogbuji expelled 93 pellets hidden in his stomach with a gross weight of 1.986kg.
Culled from tori4townnaija