NDLEA intercepts businessman in possession of cacaine

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Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a businessman identified as Augustine Justine Emeka who had large consignments of cocaine.

This was revealed in a signed statement by the agency’s Director, Media & Advocacy, Femi Babafemi on Sunday, December 10, 2023.

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Emeka, 44, who claims he deals in copper wire was arrested at the airport upon his arrival from Douala, Cameroon via Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Ethiopia Airline.

He was caught with 12 consignments consisting of seven hundred ninety-seven (797) pellets of cocaine weighing 17.6 kilograms. During a preliminary interview, the suspect admitted the cocaine consignments were for delivery to 12 different persons in the country.


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