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NDLEA Arrests Corps Member For Smuggling Drugs From UK To Nigeria

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Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a 22-year-old Youth Corps Member, Arnold Maniru in Abuja for importing 4 kilograms of drugged candies from the United Kingdom.

A statement by Director, Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi said the youth corps member serving with a government agency in Abuja was arrested on Saturday 28th August, 2021 following the interception of a consignment at the warehouse of a transport company.

“A controlled delivery of the parcel, which contains the candies laced with Arizona, a strong variant of cannabis and some liquid, was subsequently carried out”.

In the same vein, NDLEA operatives attached to courier companies in Lagos have intercepted 1.2kg of cannabis concealed inside locally made cookies going to Dubai, UAE and 920grams of cocaine hidden inside synthetic hair heading to Saudi Arabia.

Another 1.08kg cannabis concealed in spray cans going to Pakistan and 625grams of methamphetamine hidden in clothing heading to Australia were also seized.

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