Two businessmen, Onoh Ebere, 49, and Christian Ifeanyi Ogbuji, 47, have been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, NAIA, Abuja for cocaine ingestion.
After their arrest, they were kept in observatory custody for three days before they excreted 193 pellets of the illicit drug.
A statement from the spokesperson of the anti-drug agency, Femi Babafemi, says the traffickers were intercepted at the Abuja airport on Wednesday, May 10 upon their arrival from Uganda via Addis Ababa, onboard Ethiopian Airlines flight ET 951.
‘’Though both suspects have businesses they manage in Nigeria, their main source of income has been drug trafficking. They both travelled to Uganda and from there crossed over to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where they picked the consignments before returning to Abuja with Lagos as their final destination. ‘’ Babafemi said.
He added after days in the excretion room, Ebere Onoh excreted a total of 100 pellets weighing 2.137kg while Christian Ifeanyi Ogbuji expelled 93 pellets hidden in his stomach with a gross weight of 1.986kg.
Watch videos of the suspects with the excreted substances below;