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Enugu big boy arrested with 105 parcels of [email protected] concealed in candies on Christmas Day – Instablog9ja

A Brazil returnee, Agbasi Prosper Chux, 42, has been arrested by operatives of the National Dr¥g Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, with 105 parcels of [email protected] concealed in candies at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

The suspect, who hails from Enugu State, was arrested at the D arrival hall of the airport during inward clearance of passengers from Sao Paulo, Brazil via Doha on Qatar Airways on Christmas Day, December 25, 2022.

NDLEA’s spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, in a statement on January 1, 2023 said: “An initial search of the suspects two checked in bags almost made him a free man as there was nothing incriminating found there until the NDLEA officers took a second look at the duty-free shopping nylon bags containing packs of candies he was holding in his hands.

A thorough examination of the duty-free shopping bags revealed the packs of candies inside were actually used to conceal 105 parcels of [email protected] weighing 2.8 kilograms and 43 grams of cannabis.

Preliminary test conducted on a plastic bottle of body lotion also found in possession of the suspect also tested positive to [email protected] with a total weight of 472 grams.

Married to a Brazilian lady with a daughter, Prosper who claimed to be into clothing business in Brazil was hoping to sell the dr¥g in Enugu.”

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