Saturday, 29 March 2014

Man keeps heroine in anus

Nigeria’s National Drug Law Enforcement Agency
(NDLEA) has arrested a 34-year-old man who
allegedly inserted two wraps of heroin into his anus
to bring it into the country.


This is contained in a statement by Mr Mitchell
Ofoyeju, Head, Public Affairs of NDLEA, on Friday in
Lagos.
It said the suspect was apprehended at the Murtala
Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on his
arrival from Pakistan.
According to the statement, the heroin was detected
during inward screening of passengers on a Qatar
airline flight.


It quoted NDLEA’s Airport Commander, Mr Hamza
Umar, as saying that the arrest was facilitated by a
scanning machine.
The commander, according to the statement, said
the suspect tested positive for drug possession.
“When placed under close observation, he excreted
two wraps of substances that tested to be heroin and
weighed 120 grammes,” Umar was quoted as saying.
It quoted Umar as saying the suspect would soon be
charged to court.

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