The Airport Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA, has arrested a 54 year old widow and mother of 6 for ingesting 60 wraps of heroin.
The command also arrested a 45 old man for the same ingestion of 93 wraps of Cocaine during the outward of Passengers’to board a Lufthansa flight to Frankfurt.
Briefing reporters on the arrest, the NDLEA Airport Commander MMIA, Garba Ahmadu said, the 54 year old woman who ingested 60 wraps had with difficult excreted 28 warps out the 60 ingested and her life was currently in danger because of the remaining wraps.
Ahmadu noted that the female trafficker Alhaja Sulaimon Kudirat Adunni who hails from Abeokuta Ogun state a day after her arrest on the 26th of this month developed complications, vomited 2 wraps of suspected substance resulting from irritation and stomach discomfort.
According to him, she had cough intermittently before the vomit and fainted in the process.”She was promptly rushed to the Lagos State University Teaching hospital LASUTH.
The suspect was examined by a team of medical specialists, ultrasound scan performed and CT scan was later recommended, which was immediately carried out on the suspect”.
The NDLEA Airport Commander noted that after she certified stable, the suspect was taken back to custody for further investigation in order to unravel other possible associates that are linked to the case.
Ahmadu assured that the suspect was kept under strict observation for possible excretion of the remaining 32 wraps.
The second suspect Adindu Obinna Hyacinth 45 from Nnewi Anambra state, the commander observed was said to be fortunate in excreting the 93 wraps ingested as one of the wrap was in the process of almost unwrapping in his stomach.
“In the process of excretion, the suspect made the first excretion of 35 wraps of suspected hard drugs and it was observed that one of the wraps excreted was almost unwrapped”.
He added that, ” the management promptly referred the suspect for medical attention at LASUTH. The suspect was observed at the hospital by a team of medical specialist and later administered some medications”.
“Subsequently, he execreted a total of 93 wraps of suspected hard drugs with a total weight of 1.620kg”.
The female suspect Alhaja Sulaimon Kudirat Adunni said she was given the drug to take to London by One Mukaila who was introduced to her by a friend.
She said she was promised her one million naira.”This na my first time”.
The other suspect Adindu Obinna Hyacinth said because someone stole his 6million and decided to embark on the journey.
He one Chuks promised him 3,000 Euros if he was successful in taking the drugs to Frankfurt.