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Black Sheep Nigerian woman nabbed in Indonesia for drug trafficking

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Indonesian Narcotic Officials

(Antara News)

A 36-year-old Nigerian lady has been arrested by operatives of the National Narcotics Agency (BNN), in Indonesian, for allegedly smuggling drugs into the country, reports Antara News.

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According to the report, the woman who can only be identified now with her initials of LN, was arrested at the Dagen area, Yogyakarta, on Wednesday, April 20, following a tip off.

BNN Chief Commissioner General Budi Waseso, said the lady who is suspected to be the courier for a syndicate based in Asia.

"The case came to the light after we received a tip-off from members of the public that there would be a drug related transaction at a hotel in Yogyakarta.

BNN sent its officer to monitor the hotel and found a person suspected of carrying drugs leaving the hotel for Jakarta by train.

Shortly after arriving in Jakarta, the person, suspected of being a courier, went to the capitals western outskirts of Tangerang.

The BNN foiled the bid to trade 688.7 grams of crystal meth in front of a house-shop in Poris area, Batu Ceper sub-district, Tangerang municipality, on April 14, 2016.

We caught the suspect, identified by his initials as YAK (37), after he handed over crystal meth to a nother person identified as ISK.

Based on information from YAK, BNN officers arrested the Nigerian woman at an apartment in Karawaci, west of Jakarta."

Also Read: "No Mercy: Nigerian man sentenced to death for drug smuggling in Malaysia"

The sentence for drug trafficking in Indonesia is life imprisonment or death and if the woman is found guilty, she could either face one of it.

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