A Nigerian man, 49-year-old stationer, Nwafor Samson Tochukwu, has been arrested while attempting to export 1.699kg of cocaine to Dubai. The arrest was made at the Abuja during the outward screening of an Ethiopian airline flight.
NDLEA commander at the Abuja airport, Hamisu Lawan, said that Nwafor excreted 73 wraps of cocaine. The suspect who hails from Awka, Anambra State, said that he was offered the sum of N1.5m to smuggle the drugs.
“I live in Lagos with my wife and five children. I got myself into drug trafficking because of economic hardship. They offered me N1.5m. I thought it will be easy for me to go undetected but I was arrested in the process” Nwafor lamented.
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