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In Abuja 55-year-old female pilgrim excretes 82 wraps of cocaine

The cocaine ingested by the 55-year-old woman was weighing 931grammes, and with its street value estimated at N10 million.

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NDLEA  impounds 4,000Kg of illicit drugs. play

NDLEA  impounds 4,000Kg of illicit drugs.

(Nigerian Nation)

A female pilgrim, who was arrested last week by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has excreted the last wrap of cocaine she ingested.

Report said Mrs Binuyo Basari Iyabo, 55, in all excreted 82 wraps of cocaine weighing 931grammes, and with its street value estimated at N10 million.

The suspect was said to have been napped at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, the NDLEA commander, Hamisu Lawan, said.

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He said the woman tested positive for drug ingestion after she was randomly handpicked during the outward screening of passengers on an Emirate flight to Dubai en-route Medina, Saudi Arabia.

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