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NDLEA arrests 52-year-old man with black liquid cocaine

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A 52-YEAR-OLD father of four children, Okeke Anayochukwu, has been arrested with black liquid cocaine at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, by the operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

  Anayochukwu, who claimed to be a businessman, was arrested with the substance last Tuesday, upon arrival at the Abuja airport onboard Qatar Airways flight from Sao Paulo, Brazil through Doha, Qatar to Abuja.

  A statement by the spokesman of NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, on Sunday, said: “For the first time in history, a 52-year-old father of four children who claims to be a businessman, Okeke Adolphus Anayochukwu, had been arrested with black liquid cocaine at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

  “Okeke was arrested with 20.75 kilograms of the black liquid cocaine on Tuesday 15th March upon his arrival at the Abuja airport onboard Qatar Airways flight from Sao Paulo, Brazil through Doha, Qatar to Abuja. The liquid was discovered upon search of his two luggage stuffed with six smaller bags containing 32-makeup mascara, which tested positive to cocaine”, he said.

  According to Babafemi, Anayochukwu, claimed he was a businessman dealing in children wares before delving into the illicit drug business, and confessed he met the person who gave him the  to deliver in Nigeria for a fee of N2 miconsign drug mentllion at a drinking joint in Brazil.

  Babafemi said in other operations across the country, different quantities of various drugs were recovered from suspects.

  He said at least three persons: Tony Samson, Paul Adamu, and Reuben Waziri were arrested in Kaduna on Friday March 18, with 18,380 tablets of Tramadol, and 12,500 tablets of Diazepam and Exol-5 tablets.

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