The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Sunday, disclosed that its operatives arrested a suspected narcotics trafficker, Ibeh Kenneth Ejike at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for ingesting 87 wraps of cocaine.
According to a communique issued on Sunday by spokesman for NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, the suspect, a 41-year-old was arrested on Wednesday, 25th August 2021, during his arrival on board an Ethiopian Airline flight 911 from Kigali through Addis Ababa.
The statement said the suspect tested positive for ingestion of the illicit substance during secondary check up.
The statement further noted that the suspect, excreted 87 pellets of cocaine weighing 1.884 kilograms while under observation.
Ejike, the statement further revealed, is an importer of clothes for sale. He comes from Owerrizeala village in Orumba Local Government Area of Anambra State.