28-year-old woman, Augusta Onah (28), has been arrested at the Port
Harcourt International Airport by the operatives of the National Drug
Law Enforcement Agency for allegedly concealing a substance believed to
be cocaine in her underwear.
journalists on Tuesday that Onah, who resides in Italy, was arrested
with 66 wraps of cocaine worth N12m on Saturday while attempting to
board an Air France aircraft to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris.
narcotics in her private part. This mode of concealment is very novel
to us in Port Harcourt International Airport; probably, it may not be
new to those in Lagos Airport,” Davies said.
journalists so that it would serve as a deterrent to other traffickers,
Davies was worried that some Nigerians now see drug trafficking as a
short cut to riches.
introduced into drug trafficking by one Helen in Benin, the Edo State
She (Helen) lives in Frankfurt, Germany. She wanted to assist me because
I told her I was having some financial problems,” she said.
Helen had promised to give her financial assistance if she could
deliver the drugs in France.
hoodlums at a motor park on Ajilosun Road fought officials of the NDLEA
who invaded the park in search of drug peddlers.
they had raided the place, some persons stopped them from going away
with those arrested. In the process of blocking them, two of the people
sustained injuries but not gunshot wounds. They have been treated and
discharged from the hospital. It was minor injuries.”