Algeria-bound Drug Trafficker Arrested in Ibadan, Excretes 47 Pellets of Cocaine

Algeria-bound drug trafficker, Aloysius Ajuruchukwu Onyekwe (a.k.a Kelvin) who ingested 47 wraps of cocaine, has been arrested in Ibadan.

Onyekwe was planning to reach Algeria by road via Sokoto and had taken off from Lagos.

However, his journey was terminated at Ibadan, following his arrest by the NDLEA operatives.

The spokesman of the agency, Femi Babafemi said the arrest was possible with intelligence shared by the Department of State Services, DSS.

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In the meantime, 26-year-old Onyekwe who hails from Owerri West LGA, Imo state was arrested for drug trafficking at Ojo park Ibadan, where he went to board a vehicle enroute Sokoto to Algeria.

It was gathered that he was traveling with an 18-year-old lady, Blessing Nwoke.

The father of a 10-month-old child who passed out the 47 pellets of cocaine in five excretions, confessed that he began his journey to Algeria from Cele area of Okota, Lagos where he ingested the illicit drug, weighing 1.1kg.

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Similarly in Oyo State, no fewer than 1,900 tablets of Tramadol 225mg were seized from a drug dealer, 22-year-Mustapha Ijabula, who hails from Mubi area of Adamawa State, arrested in a Yola–Adamawa bound commercial vehicle, stopped for routine search along Lagos-Ibadan expressway.


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