NDLEA Agency nabs woman with cocaine hidden in bra

NDLEA have reportedly arrested a woman at the Lagos International Airport with cocaine hidden in her bra.

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

A 30-year-old woman has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) with 535 grammes of cocaine in her brassiere.

ALSO READ: N175M seized from suspected alleged drug traffickers by NDLEA

The woman was nabbed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos, Daily Post reports.

The suspect whose name has been withheld was caught at the inward screening of passengers on a South African Airways flight.

Daily Post reports that the suspect disclosed to investigators that her sponsor promised her N1m to smuggle the cocaine into the country. The suspect said she had gotten involved in the deal because she needed money.

Ahmadu Garba, NDLEA commander at the Lagos airport confirmed the arrest, saying that investigation is currently underway, after which the suspect will be charged to court.

The Spokesperson for the NDLEA, Ofoyeju Mitchell, quoted the Chairman/Chief Executive of the Agency, Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (retd) in his vow that the agency would intercept more hidden drugs and make sure offenders are prosecuted.

ALSO READ: 3 drug traffickers arrested at the MMIA in Lagos"

He also assured members of the public, saying that the agency is determined to counter all plans of the drug cartels.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Nigeria?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +2349055172167, Social Media @pulsenigeria247: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng. More information here.