Man excretes 86 wraps of cocaine at Abuja Airport

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A suspected trafficker intercepted by the National Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), International Airport, Abuja, has excreted 86 wraps cocaine, according to the agency.

NDLEA’ spokesperson, Jonah Achema, said, the suspect, Oluchukwu Onu , aged 39, was arrested during the outward clearance India bound Ethiopian Airline ET910 en route Abuja-Addis Ababa- Delhi.

Achema, in a statement on Saturday, said, Onu, a native Umuaku-Isiochi village in Abia State, was intercepted at the boarding gate screening and referred for scanning where he proved positive for ingestion.

The Deputy Commander of Narcotics said the suspect then excreted 86 wraps of substances which proved positive for Cocaine after the test and weighed 1.527 kilograms.

The statement reads, “Onu, a Lagos based dealer in building materials was promised N1.5m upon successful delivery to a recipient in Delhi, India. ‘I deal in building materials in Lagos. I have decided to undertake this journey so that I can the money to support . I have lost so much money during this COVID 19. So I need another source of income’, Onu admitted.

“Onu, a primary school leaver, got married last year and the wife is expectant. According to Kabir Sani Tsakuwa, NDLEA Commander at the Abuja Airport, the is on to dismantle Onu’ trafficking network.

“This is spectacular in that it is about the highest number of wraps to be swallowed or ingested by an individual. We have also discovered that this is the first case of Cocaine moving from here to India. We explore and exploit all angles in ensuring that this particular drug chain is disrupted and dismantled.”

The Nation