June 22, 2017 – Nigerian Customs Officer Arrested By NDLEA With Bags Of Marijuana At Seme Badagry Road Remanded In Prison Custody
Photo: Nigerian Customs Officer Arrested By NDLEA For Transporting Indian Hemp In Official Hilux Van Remanded
The NDLEA today arraigned officer Ugwoke Emmanuel of the Nigerian Customs & Border Services for dealing in Marijuana.
The accused who resides in Badagry allegedly transported the prohibited substance in a vehicle belonging to his employer.
He was nabbed on Sunday the 14th of May 2017 at Gbaji Customs check point along Seme Badagry road by the officials of the National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency on duty.
Emmanuel was today charged before Justice Rabiu Shagri of the Federal High Court in Lagos with 2 counts of unlawful possession of Marijuana.
He pleaded not guilty to the offence.
Justice Shagari adjourned the case until September 28 for ruling on his bail application and ordered the accused remanded in prison custody.