By Ajuma Edwina Ameh
A suspected drug trafficker, Okojie James, has been nabbed with illicit drugs by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), while boarding a Turkish airline flight en route Abuja-Istanbul-Cyprus.
James, from Oredo local government area of Edo state, was reportedly arrested with illicit drugs including 1. 549kg of Cannabis Sativa; 223.80grams of Tramadol; 192.34grams of Rohypnol; 214.05 grams of Flunitrazepam, all of which were concealed in tins of Bournvita and milk, packed in a bag of foodstuff.
According to the statement released by the agency on Friday, Okojie while being interrogated, claimed his friend, Mr. Elvis who resides in Cyprus asked him to collect the luggage for him, from his sister who sent the luggage to him in Abuja from Benin.
He disclosed that he was into shawarma and Indomie business in Benin before Elvis invited him to Cyprus, claiming that he had got an admission into a school for him.