NDLEA arrests Saudi Arabia-sure widow with cocaine in shoes | The ICIR

OPERATIVES of the Nationwide Drug Legislation Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) be pleased arrested a 56-365 days-former widow and mother of four, Ajisegiri Kehinde Sidika, over an attempt and traffic 400 grams of cocaine concealed in her shoes to Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

Sidika used to be arrested at the Murtala Muhammed Global Airport, Ikeja, Lagos.

Ajisegiri Kehinde Sidika
Ajisegiri Kehinde Sidika.
Portray credit: NDLEA

The suspect, who claimed to be a businesswoman trading in adults and children’s wear on the Lagos Island, used to be intercepted on Sunday, November 13, while attempting to board a Qatar Airways flight to Saudi Arabia, via Doha.

The NDLEA, in a assertion signed by its Director of Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi, narrated that upon a chief examination of the pair of sandals the suspect used to be wearing, two parcels of cocaine weighing 400 grammes were recovered from them.

Within the same vein, the attempt by a tricycle system vendor, Ayoade Kehinde Tayo, to send 1 kilogramme of tramadol 225mg and rohypnol to Istanbul, Turkey, via Cairo on an Egypt Airline flight the same day used to be also pissed off by NDLEA operatives , who arrested him.

“He used to be at the airport handy over the pills hidden internal a earn of food objects to an intending passenger, Idowu Ayoade, but used to be arrested earlier than he succeeded in doing that.

“An intending passenger to Oman via Asky airline, Agbamuche Vivid Nkeonye, ​​and a girl, Adeoye Oluwakemi Fatimo, who accompanied him to prove a earn containing forms of foodstuffs and physique lotion which were extinct to conceal 1.10 kg cannabis and some rohypnol capsules were also arrested at the departure corridor of the Lagos airport on Thursday, November 18,” the assertion added.


The NDLEA mentioned anti-narcotics officers connected to the SAHCO export shed from the airport equally foiled attempts by traffickers to smuggle consignments of cannabis and ecstasy pills concealed in three tubers of yam going to Dubai, UAE, on Wednesday, November 17.

Medication hidden in yam for export.
Portray credit: NDLEA

In maintaining the agent with the company, the freight who equipped the yams for export, Inegbu Ugochi Akunna, used to be promptly arrested, while the consignor, Ahmodu Sulaimon, used to be also nabbed thereafter.

Ahmodu Sulaimon
Portray credit: NDLEA

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