June 10, 2016

NDLA nabs travelers with Indian hemp concealed in groceries and footwear at Enugu airport

NDLA nabs travelers with Indian hemp concealed in groceries and footwear at Enugu airport

Officials of the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport (AIIA) in Enugu busted 6 passengers with hard drugs on their way out of the country over the month of March to June 2016.

NDLA nabs travelers with Indian hemp concealed in groceries and footwear at Enugu airport

The report read that..

In all, a total of 62.663kg of drugs comprising 60.55kg of cannabis and 2.113kg of cocaine were seized. Among the suspects were three persons who were going to China where drug trafficking attracts death sentence. One of them, Ibeh Kevin Nonso, 46, going to China swallowed 67 wraps of cocaine.

The only female, Kenechukwu Ujunwa Uchenna, 27, was arrested on her way to Dubai with 11.7kg of cannabis in dried bitter leaf vegetables Izukanne Ikenna, 33, going to Hong Kong hid 982 grammes of cocaine inside the sole of his pair of shoes.

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