NDLEA Seizes N175M Worth Of Hard Currencies From Nigerians Based In Greece & Austria
Oct 20, 2016 – Pictures: NDLEA Seizes N175Million Worth Of Hard Currencies From Suspected Drug Traffickers, Nigerians Based In Greece & Austria On Their Arrival In Lagos
2 suspected drug pushers were arrested yesterday on their arrival to Nigeria from overseas.
The suspects, Hallowell Lovely and Edos Nicholas were nabbed during the screening of passengers on board a Turkish flight that arrived Murtala Muhammed Int’l Airport yesterday.
Bundles of Hard currencies (€279,190, $30,000 & £46,450) concealed inside envelopes and shoes were recovered from the suspects
Nicholas who claimed to be a bakery worker in Austria told NDLEA that several people had given him the money to deliver to their people in Nigeria
The 2nd suspect, Lovely said he works in an African shop in Athens Greece. He claimed that the money recovered from him belongs to his friends and many other people.