December 3, 2016 – Nigerian Caught Smuggling Drug Hidden Inside Garri & Bitter Leaf To China In NDLEA Detention
A suspected Nigerian drug trafficker has been arrested by the operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Lagos while trying to smuggle 10kgs of Cannabis to China.
The suspect 38-year-old Uchenna Augustine who sells safety equipment in Lagos was caught while trying to board an Ethiopian Airline Flight to China from MMIA yesterday.
The Agency Commander, Garba Ahmadu said the suspect hid the weed inside garri, bitter cola and bitter leaf.
During investigation, Uchenna told NDLEA that a friend who lured him into the business didn’t inform him that drug trafficking is punishable by death in China.
Here is what the Enugu-born married father of 3 who blamed desperation for his action told the NDLEA yesterday: