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Paris-Bound Nigerian Businessman Excretes 111 Wraps Of Cocaine At Abuja Airport

Posted by Samuel on Sun 26th May, 2024 - tori.ng

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.

 Emmanuel Okechuku Orjinze

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) operatives have apprehended Emmanuel Okechuku Orjinze, a 48-year-old businessman bound for Paris, France.

Orjinze was found to have ingested 111 wraps of cocaine, which he excreted after several days of observation while in the agency's custody. His arrest took place at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) in 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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