The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested a man who swallowed 1.750kg worth of cocaine at the Lagos Airport while attempting to travel to Madrid, Spain.
In a statement by the NDLEA, Okonkwo Chimezie Henry was arrested on the 4th of April at the Lagos Airport and was placed under observation.
While under observation, Henry allegedly excreted 13 wraps of the illicit drug which is estimated to be worth N423m.
— NDLEA NIGERIA (@ndlea_nigeria) April 9, 2021
Henry allegedly swallowed the drugs at an hotel in the Igando area of Lagos before attempting to travel.
The NDLEA operatives at the airport also arrested another traveller who was trying to export 2.8 kilogrammes of skunk to Dubai, United Arab emirates.
The illicit substance was concealed inside crayfish, bitter leaves, and lemons packaged in a sack.
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