NDLEA arrests woman linked to two Pakistani businessmen arrested with cocaine at Lagos airport
Officers from the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA have arrested a businesswoman, Okefun Darlington Chisom, for her links to two Pakistani nationals arrested with cocaine at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos.
Pakistanis, Asif Muhammed, 45, and Hussain Naveed, 57, were stopped with 8 kilograms of cocaine concealed in an audio system as he attempted to board a Qatar Airways flight to Lahole, Pakistan via Doha on November 5, 2022.
Agency spokesman Femi Babafemi confirmed the woman’s arrest in a statement on Sunday (November 13th).
Meanwhile, NDLEA officers attached to the SAHCO import shed at MMIA Lagos intercepted another shipment of Tramadol from Karachi, Pakistan.
A total of 6 cartons comprising 497,900 Royal Tramaking brand tablets of Tramadol 225mg with a gross weight of 304.90 kilograms were recovered after a joint stakeholder review on Friday 11 November.
While commending the officers and men of the Agency’s MMIA commands for the successful operations over the past week, NDLEA Chairman Mohamed Buba Marwa urged them and their counterparts across the country to step up the pressure on drug lords and cartels.