NDLEA arrests trafficker with N2.3b cocaine at Abuja airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has apprehended a suspected drug trafficker at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja with 350 wraps of cocaine worth over N2.3billion in street value.


The 38-year-old suspect was arrested on Wednesday 22nd September, 2021 during an inward clearance of passengers on Ethiopian airline flight number 911 enroute Bamako-Addis Ababa to Abuja.

The illicit drug weighing 7.70kilograms was concealed in eight packs tucked in different parts of his luggage.


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