For just N297,000, a motor parts dealer agreed to traffic drugs; but he has been caught anyway.
A 46-year-old motor parts dealer, Tochukwu Nzom, shocked operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), when he was caught with 225 grammes of cocaine inserted in his anus.
Nzom who is married with two children and hails from Anambra State, was nabbed as he was about boarding an Air France flight to Paris, France at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) in Ikeja, Lagos, during final screening of passengers.
While confessing to his crimes, Nzom said he took the decision to insert the drugs in his anus for a fee of $1,500, (about N297, 000), because his business was not doing too well and he needed money to solve his financial difficulties.
"I was drinking with friends when I heard them talking about drugs. I actually volunteered to smuggle drugs because of my financial situation.
They agreed to pay me $1,500 because it was only three wraps weighing 225 grammes. I am from a poor home."