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VIDEO: Paris-Bound ‘Businessman’ Excreted 93 Wraps Of Heroin In Abuja – NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a 40-year-old Spain-based…

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a 40-year-old Spain-based businessman, Sherif Egbo, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) in Abuja for drug trafficking.

VerseNews gathered that Egbo was apprehended while attempting to board an Air France flight to Paris, France. He had ingested illicit drugs, which were discovered by a body scanner.

The NDLEA put the suspect under observation, and he later excreted 93 pellets of heroin weighing 2.222 kilograms. According to the agency, the suspect claimed to work at a chicken hatchery farm in Madrid, Spain, and was involved in drug trafficking.

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Additionally, NDLEA operatives seized a consignment of tramadol pills shipped from India through Qatar Airways, intended to be a transit cargo to Monrovia, Liberia.

Furthermore, another passenger’s attempt to export skunk and tramadol was thwarted by NDLEA operatives at the Lagos airport.

“Egbo was arrested on Saturday 14th October after body scanner revealed he had wraps of illicit drugs in his stomach. He was subsequently placed under observation at the Agency’s exhibit recovery room where he excreted 93 pellets of heroin weighing 2.222 kilograms. In his statement, the suspect claimed he works at a chicken hatchery farm in Madrid, Spain and also into drug trafficking business.

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“In the same vein, NDLEA operatives at the NAHCO imports shed of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA Ikeja Lagos on Monday 16th October seized a consignment of 10 cartons containing 500,000 pills of tramadol 225mg branded as tapentadol.

The cargo, which was shipped from India through Qatar Airways with airwaybill number MAWB 319-01227236 was purported to be a transit cargo to Monrovia, Liberia. However, the lid was blown open through partnership and real time intelligence sharing mechanisms between NDLEA and its Liberian counterpart,” part of the statement by the agency’s Director, Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi reads.

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