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In Lagos NDLEA apprehends Chief with cocaine at airport

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a suspected drug baron, Chief Odugwe Joseph Azubuike play

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a suspected drug baron, Chief Odugwe Joseph Azubuike

(misspetite)

The suspected drug kingpin told investigators during interrogation that he had made a big mistake.

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a suspected drug baron, Chief Odugwe Joseph Azubuike over unlawful importation of 1.025kg of cocaine.

Read: Arik staff caught with cocaine at Heathrow airport

Chief Azubuike joins the list of persons that have been apprehended by NDLEA trying to smuggle drugs into flights at airports in the last few weeks.

Odugwe who is currently on bail over several drug charges brought against him by the agency was allegedly found with wraps of powdery substances that tested positive for cocaine at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos.

According to the Nation, the arrest was made during inward screening of passengers on Emirates airline flight from Dubai.

The wraps of cocaine were packed in duty free polythene inside his luggage.

The suspected drug kingpin told investigators during interrogation that he had made a big mistake.

Read: Another Arik Air crew member caught with cocaine in London

Chief Azubuike had pleaded not guilty to previous charges when drugs were not found on him alleging that his enemies were behind his trial.

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