NDLEA arrest two drug traffickers, as drug cartel abandons 6.15kg of heroin at Lagos airport
Officials of NDLEA have discovered 6.158kg of heroin abandoned at the Lagos Airport. The consignment, which originated from Pakistan, was left unclaimed on the conveyor belt at the arrival hall during the inward screening of passengers on an Etihad Airways flight.
Two suspected drug traffickers were also apprehended at the airport while attempting to smuggle 2.035kg of cocaine concealed in cassava flour to Nairobi, Kenya and 2.485kg of cannabis to Qatar.
NDLEA commander at the airport, Ahmadu Garba said that the abandoned heroin was hidden inside a bag of clothes. Oluwasheto Abiodun, a 39-year-old electrician, was found in possession of 2.035kg of cocaine while Ibe Divine, a 33-year-old welder, was caught with 2.485kg of cannabis.