Dec 22, 2011 – Nigerian Arik Air Hostess Arrested For Cocaine Smuggling in UK
Chinwendu Uwakaonyenma Ogbonnaya, a Nigerian Air hostess with Arik Air has been arrested for attempting to smuggle 4kg of Cocaine into London. naijagists.com
According to the UK Board Agency media report on Monday Dec 19, 2011, the 30 year-old hostess, who arrived at the Heathrow Terminal 4 on an Arik Air flight from Lagos, was arrested on Sunday following the discovery of the drugs in an item of luggage, a spokesman for the agency disclosed.
She was charged with attempting to import a Class A substance, and was expected to appear before Uxbridge Magistrates.
“UK Border Agency officers are on constant alert, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to keep Class A drugs and other banned substances out of the UK,” Marc Owen, director of UKBA operations at Heathrow, said. “We are determined to prevent this terrible trade which can have such a destructive impact on the lives of so many.”
Nawa for these get rich quick biz ooo. What a shame ! From now on, all Air hostess from Nigeria will be their usual suspects.