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NDLEA arrests Turkey-bound businesswoman, physically challenged for drug trafficking

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 The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA has thwarted attempt by a 32 year old businesswoman Mrs Pamela Odin to traffic 2 150kg tablets of Rohypnol through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport NAIA Abuja The Director Media and Advocacy NDLEA Mr Femi Babafemi said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja Babafemi said that the mother of one was arrested on Sept 23 while attempting to board a Turkish airline flight with the drug concealed inside pepper and packed among foodstuff He said that the suspect an indigene of Afiesere village Ughelli North Local Government in Delta claimed she operates a restaurant in Istanbul Turkey She claimed to come to Nigeria to see her relatives and buy food items for her restaurant business Babafemi added Meanwhile two Malians Mohammed Demoele 38 and Coulibaly Maliki 56 have been arrested by officers of the Marine Unit of the NDLEA at Ebute Ero jetty in Lagos Babafemi said that the suspects were arrested for attempting to export 34 2kg bottles of a new psychoactive substance Akuskura to Mali through Cotonou Benin Republic In another development NDLEA operatives on Sept 29 intercepted 100 compressed blocks of Cannabis Sativa weighing 73 500kg concealed inside animal feeds in Taraba Babafemi said that a physically challenged drug dealer Abdulrahman Mohammed was also arrested with 104kg of compressed cannabis sativa He said that the the suspect was arrested on Saturday in Ogun by NDLEA operatives Another suspect Ms Safiya Bello was also arrested in Shagamu area of the state with 27kg of the psychotropic substance he added Babafemi quoted the Chairman NDLEA retired Brig Gen Buba Marwa as commending the officers and men at the NAIA Taraba and Ogun commands for their resilience Marwa charged them and others across the country to intensify ongoing offensive action against drug cartels and traffickers wherever they may be located in any part of Nigeria NewsSourceCredit NAN
NDLEA arrests Turkey-bound businesswoman, physically challenged for drug trafficking

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has thwarted attempt by a 32-year-old businesswoman, Mrs Pamela Odin to traffic 2.150kg tablets of Rohypnol through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport  (NAIA), Abuja.

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Media and Advocacy

The Director, Media and Advocacy, NDLEA, Mr Femi Babafemi said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.

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Babafemi said that the mother of one was arrested on Sept. 23 while attempting to board a Turkish airline flight with the drug concealed inside pepper and packed among foodstuff.

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Ughelli North Local Government

He said that the suspect, an indigene of Afiesere village, Ughelli North Local Government in Delta, claimed she operates a restaurant in Istanbul, Turkey.

“She claimed to come to Nigeria to see her relatives and buy food items for her restaurant business,” Babafemi added.

Mohammed Demoele

Meanwhile, two Malians: Mohammed Demoele, 38 and Coulibaly Maliki, 56, have been arrested by officers of the Marine Unit of the NDLEA at Ebute Ero jetty in Lagos.

Babafemi said that the suspects were arrested for attempting to export 34.2kg bottles of a new psychoactive substance, Akuskura, to Mali through Cotonou, Benin Republic.

Cannabis Sativa

In another development, NDLEA operatives on Sept., 29 intercepted 100 compressed blocks of Cannabis Sativa weighing 73.500kg, concealed inside animal feeds in Taraba.

Abdulrahman Mohammed

Babafemi said that a physically challenged drug dealer, Abdulrahman Mohammed was also arrested with 104kg of compressed cannabis sativa.

He said that the the suspect was arrested on Saturday in Ogun by NDLEA operatives.

Safiya Bello

“Another suspect, Ms. Safiya Bello, was also arrested in Shagamu area of the state with 27kg of the psychotropic substance,” he added.

Buba Marwa

Babafemi quoted the Chairman, NDLEA, retired Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa as commending the officers and men at the NAIA, Taraba and Ogun commands for their resilience.

Marwa charged them and others across the country to intensify ongoing offensive action against drug cartels and traffickers wherever they may be located in any part of Nigeria.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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