Six suspected drug traffickers have been arrested by officials of the
National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, attached to the Akanu
Ibiam International Airport, AIIA, Enugu, for allegedly concealing
cannabis and cocaine in vegetables and shoe soles respectively.
One of the suspects, 46 year old Ibeh Kevin Nonso, who was on his way
to China, swallowed 67 wraps of cocaine weighing 1.131kg, while 33 year
old Izukanne Ikenna, who was going to Hong Kong, hid 982 grammes of
cocaine inside the sole of his shoes.
The only female among them, 27 year old Kenechukwu Ujunwa, was on her
way to Dubai when she was arrested with 11.7kg of cannabis in dried
bitter leaf vegetables.
Other suspects arrested are 30 year old Agwu Jeremiah Kalu, who hid
25kg of cannabis in cartons and 43 year old Okpara Kenneth Chigozie,
with 7.500kg of cannabis in his bag.
Both were about to travel to China when they were arrested. 26 year
old Onyia Chukwuebube Clinton had 16.350kg of cannabis in his luggage
during screening of passengers to Doha.