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Luck Runs Out For Man Who Injected 30 Wraps Of Cocaine

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BEVERLY HILLS, February 28, (THEWILL) – The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a Birmingham-based cleaner was allegedly excreted 30 wraps of cocaine weighing 479 grammes at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja.

A statement by the agency's spokesman, Ofoyeju Mitchell, revealed that the Birmingham-based cleaner was arrested with three other suspected drug traffickers with 6.822kg of narcotics worth N61 million.

According to Mitchell, the seized drugs consisted of 4.193kg of heroin and 2.629kg of cocaine destined for Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia; Birmingham, United Kingdom; Rome, Italy and Mumbai, India.

According to Hamisu Lawan, NDLEA commander at NAIA, the suspected drug traffickers were arrested and caught attempting to smuggle the drugs out of the country.

“Four suspected drug traffickers have been apprehended with 6.822kg of cocaine and heroin,” he revealed.

“The suspects include Umeh Chidiebere Gabriel, 36, going to Birmingham with suspected 479 grammes of cocaine; Ozoike Kelechi John, 34, going to Rome through Addis Ababa with suspected 2.8kg of heroin; Azubuike Francis Okwochukwu, 38, going to Addis Ababa with suspected 1.393kg of heroin and Okoro Godfrey Ogbonna, 42, going to Mumbai with suspected 2.150kg of cocaine.

“Umeh Chidiebere Gabriel, who lives in Birmingham, United Kingdom, was arrested at the boarding gate of the airport after testing positive for drug ingestion while trying to board an Air France flight to the United Kingdom through Charles De Gaulle, Paris.”