Paris-bound businessman forced to excrete 111 wraps of cocaine at Abuja airport after body scan.

Sunday, May 26, 2024
 -Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a 48-year-old Paris, France-bound businessman, Emmanuel Okechuku Orjinze for ingesting 111 wraps of cocaine, which he excreted after days of observation in the agency's custody following his arrest at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, NAIA, Abuja.

Confirming his arrest to newsmen, the spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi, said Okechukwu who claims he is a professional footballer in Europe was arrested on Tuesday 21st May during the outward clearance of Air France flight AF 878 from Abuja to Paris, France. 

Babafemi said after a body scan confirmed he ingested illicit drugs, he was taken into custody where he excreted a total of 111 pellets of cocaine that weighed 1.603 kilograms over three days.

He added that the suspect claimed he does business in the maritime sector while still scouting for any European football club to engage him.

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