NDLEA Arrests 57-Year-Old Man With Cocaine In His Boxer Shorts And Luggage




Officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos have discovered cocaine hidden inside the boxer shorts and luggage of a passenger. Two suspected drug traffickers, a jewellery and auto parts dealers have been apprehended in connection with unlawful importation of narcotics. The suspects according to the Agency are Okonkwo Godwin, 57, an importer of jewellery found with cocaine in his boxer shorts and Nnaemeka David Chinedu, 37, an auto parts dealer who ingested 94 wraps of heroin. This is one of the largest quantities of drugs ingested by a suspect at the Lagos airport lately. Ahmadu Garba, NDLEA commander at the Lagos airport, said that the suspects arrived from Brazil and Uganda with cocaine and heroin respectively. “Two suspected drug traffickers are currently being interrogated for illegally importing narcotics into the country. Okonkwo Godwin was caught with one wrap of cocaine in his boxer shorts and another inside his bag all weighing 750 grammes. He was arrested during the inward screening of passengers on a South African Airline flight from Brazil

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