It's Paul Olarewaju's Blog Again!!!: Brazilians Arrested At Lagos Airport With N310m Worth of Cocaine (Photo)


Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Brazilians Arrested At Lagos Airport With N310m Worth of Cocaine (Photo)

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested two Brazilians with N310m worth of canned cocaine.

Dias Dos Santos Marcia Cristina, 36, was found with 9.400kg of cocaine in her bag, while Lima Pereira Erick Diego, 20, was found with 14.465kg of cocaine in his bag.

A statement from the NDLEA revealed that the suspects who claimed to be tourists were
arrested at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos with the canned cocaine in the midst personal effects inside their luggage.

NDLEA said the total weight of the cocaine seizure is 23.865kg with an estimated street value of about N310 million.

NDLEA Commander at the Lagos airport, Ahmadu Garba, said:

“Two Brazilian drug suspects, a male and a female have been arrested with cocaine at the arrival hall of the airport. The arrest took place during the inward screening of passengers on an Emirates flight. The suspects travelled together from Sao Paulo, Brazil. During search operation, a total of 23.865kg of cocaine was found on them.”

NDLEA said it had also concluded arrangement to arraign the suspects in court

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