NDLEA Arrested Female Hausa Pilgrim Over Possession Of Cocaine
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A 55-year-old female pilgrim to Saudi Arabia, Mrs. Binuyo Basira Iyabo with cocaine at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja have been arrested by the operatives of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA).
Officials also intercepted a 37-year-old father of three children going to China for inserting seven wraps of cocaine weighing 355 grammes inside his anus.
The statement said Mrs. Binuyo, a mother of three children and trader at the Dosumu market, Lagos, hails from Irepodun local government area of Kwara State.
In her statement, she agreed to smuggling of the drugs for a fee.
“I wanted to expand my cosmetic business but I have no money. My sponsor offered to foot my expenses to Saudi on pilgrimage.
The other suspect was apprehended during outward screening of passengers on an Ethiopian Airline flight to China enroute Hong Kong through Addis Ababa.
Chairman/Chief Executive of NDLEA, Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (rtd) expressed satisfaction with the arrests stating that it was a result of diligence and vigilance.
Source - DailyPost