NDLEA arrests Saudi-bound woman with cocaine at Lagos airport
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested a 56-year-old widow and mother of four, Mrs Ajisegiri Kehinde Sidika.
She was nabbed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos while attempting to traffic 400g of cocaine concealed in her footwear to Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
The suspect claimed to be a businesswoman trading in adult and children’s wear on Lagos Island.
She was about to board a Qatar Airways flight to Saudi Arabia via Doha.
Also, attempts by a tricycle parts seller, Ayoade Kehinde Tayo to send 1kg of Tramadol 225mg and Rohypnol to Istanbul, Turkey via Cairo on an Egypt Airline flight was truncated.
NDLEA operatives arrested him at the airport as he tried to hand over the drugs hidden inside a bag of food items to an intending passenger, Idowu Ayoade.