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Bricklayer, Kenya returnee nabbed with Meth, Cocaine in Ogun, Enugu

A bricklayer, Babatunde Quadri Mamowora, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency over a seizure of 11.90kg of Meth.

The Eagle Online recalls that the Meth was concealed in the heads of dried fish going to Dubai, UAE on August 5, 2022.

Since then, operatives of the NDLEA had been on the trail of the owner of the drug.

This eventually yielded fruit on October 27, 2022 when Mamowora, a 30-year-old bricklayer, was arrested in Sango Ota in Ogun State.

A statement by the Director of Advocacy of the NDLEA, said the operation that led to the arrest of Mamowora was carried out in conjunction with the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps.

In the same vein, 27-year-old Madu Chukwuemeka Miracle has been arrested by operatives of the NDLEA at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu on arrival from Nairobi, Kenya via Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on October 26, 2022.

Babafemi said a search of his three bags revealed 76 foreign bathing soaps made with cocaine in one of the bags, while another has two plastic bottles containing cream like liquid, which tested positive to cocaine.

The cocaine bars weigh 10.650 kilograms, while the liquid cocaine weighs 2.496 kilograms, bringing the total weight to 13.146 kilograms.

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