Man arrested with tramadol and other banned substances concealed in foodstuff at Abuja airport

A suspected drug trafficker, identified as Okojie James from Oredo local government area of Edo state has is in custody of the operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA as he arrested while boarding a Turkish airline flight en route Abuja-Istanbul-Cyprus on March 20.

The agency today March 26, in a statement said a number of illicit drugs including 1. 549kg of Cannabis Sativa; 223.80grams of Tramadol; 192.34grams of Rohypnol; 214.05 grams of Flunitrazepam, all of which were concealed in tins of Bournvita and milk, packed in a bag of foodstuff were recovered from him

The statement said Okojie while being interrogated, claimed his friend, Mr. Elvis who resides in Cyprus asked him to collect the luggage for him as Elvis sister sent the luggage to him in Abuja from Benin through a transport company, Big Joe Motors.

He said he was into shawarma and Indomie business in Benin before Elvis invited him to Cyprus claiming that he got him admission to school there.


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