Operatives of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested Hassan Bishi Taiwo with three parcels of cocaine concealed in a false bottom created in his suitcase.
This was contained in statement by Femi Babafemi, Director, Media & Advocacy, NDLEA Headquarters, Abuja, on Monday. He said preliminary investigations revealed that Hassan who was intercepted at the E-Arrival hall of the MMIA at the weekend upon arrival on board Ethiopian airlines at 1:30pm Friday, has been plying the illicit trade through the middle east routes for sometime.
According to the Commander, MMIA Command of the Agency, Ahmadu Garba, “the suspect came in to Nigeria through Addis-Ababa but he actually travelled to Addis-Ababa from Abuja. Upon a thorough search, we discovered another ticket on him while our findings also show that he has been plying his criminal trade through some Middle East countries.”