35-year-vintage bodily challenged woman drug dealer, Kasarachi Onumajuru, and 9 suspected drug traffickers were arrested in Imo State, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja respectively.
According to a declaration issued on Sunday with the aid of using the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, no fewer than 12 participants of various trafficking syndicates have been additionally arrested in reference to a few seizures, which include Onumajuru, who concealed beneathneath her situation to deal capsules in Umudumaonu community, withinside the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State.
“First at the listing of these arrested in connection to seizures at the 2 airports is one Ofor Chima-Chileobi, who had on Friday, May 20, tried to export 2 hundred blocks of hashish sativa weighing 30.20kg hid in forty sacks of sour leaf to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, via the SAHCO export shed, a shipment wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos.
“On the identical day, 10 cartons of khat with a gross weight of 354.600kg have been seized on the NAHCO import shed of the airport.
“The following day, Saturday, May 21, a freight agent, Roland Orinami, became arrested with the aid of using NDLEA operatives connected to the nearby wing of the Lagos airport with 1.90kg loud, a variation of hashish, factory-packed in a few bottles at the same time as looking to ship the identical thru a flight to Abuja,” the declaration added.
Meanwhile, a follow-up operation in Abuja brought about the arrest of a taxi driver, Nsikak Evans, who became despatched to acquire the consignment.
His confession reportedly brought about the arrest of the real owner, Adesanya Olakunle-Isaac, at his house withinside the Life Camp place of Abuja.
Olakunle-Isaac, who claimed to be into Information Technology, reportedly normal possession of the seized drug, which he stated became intended for an upcoming birthday celebration of one in all his friends.
The NDLEA stated every other freight agent, Moshood Azeez-Olaide, became arrested on the NAHCO export shed of the MMIA on Tuesday, May 24, after imparting a shipment containing psychotropic materials heading for Dubai.
The unlawful consignment became packed into different gadgets together with can drinks, liquid bitters and different non-managed capsules.
The seized capsules consist of tramadol 225mg, rohypnol and MDMA.
A follow-up operation later brought about the arrest of every other suspect, Olagboye Selim, who became related to the crime.
On the identical day, operatives of the Nigerian Customs Service at NAHCO import shed transferred 15 cartons of khat leaf with a gross weight of 256.70kg, which got here into the us of a on Royal Air Moroc to the NDLEA command on the airport.
The preceding day, Monday, May 23, every other freight agent, Lasebikan Felix-Gbenga, became reportedly arrested with 2 hundred bottles of pentazocine injection, with a logo call Drutapent, weighing 1.05kg. The consignment became heading for america of America.
Another agent, Akuta Chioma-Lucy, became on Thursday, May 26, arrested on the SAHCO export shed at the same time as trying to export 14.75kg of khat hid interior different vegetable leaves and meals condiments together with sour leaf, heady fragrance leaf, and pepper, all packed in luggage for cargo to the United Kingdom.