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Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Two Brazilians arrested at Lagos airport with N310m worth of cocaine

Officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arrested two Brazilians, Dias Dos Santos Marcia Cristina, 36 and Lima Pereira Erick Diego, 20, over the illegal importation of canned, whitish substance which later tested positive for cocaine.
The female suspect, Dias Dos Santos Marcia Cristina was found with 9.400kg of cocaine in her bag while Lima Pereira Erick Diego was  found with 14.465kg of cocaine in his bag. According to NDLEA the seized illegal substance has an estimated street value of about N310 million.

A statement from the agency said the suspects who claimed to be tourists were arrested at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos with the canned substance packed with their personal effects inside their luggage.

NDLEA Commander, Ahmadu Garba, at the Lagos airport said:
“Two Brazilian drug suspects, a male and a female have been arrested with cocaine at the arrival hall of the airport. The arrest took place during the inward screening of passengers on an Emirates flight. The suspects travelled together from Sao Paulo, Brazil. During search operation, a total of 23.865kg of cocaine was found on them.”
However, the suspects have both denied any wrongdoing saying that they were in Nigeria for tourism.

10 comments:

Anonymous said...

And they are smiling.. I pity you guys in Kirikiri

tsalz said...

She dey even smile.. For her mind, no level

Saphire Muna said...

Maximum punishment to them abeg, because dey no dey sorry for us if reverse is the case... Two of my town boys they caught with similar offence in their country more than a decade ego, one is still serving his term till today while the other was lucky to be released during world cup amnesty.. They set free some prisoners during the time they hosted world cup, and that was how dude take enter naija, the other one is not so lucky,we are still praying for his Safe return.. That guy is someone's only son, so odi anyi ezigbo mkpa

Anonymous said...

No be Nigeria? They would surely be released.

Dupsy B said...

Maybe they are magicians. When they get to court the canned substance will change to powder milk for I see no reason why the lady was smiling for the camera, or over dose they work her? I'm waiting.

Chidinma sky said...

And they are both smilling, can you imagine??

Chidinma sky said...

And they are even smilling, can you imagine??

kenny said...

Are they mad ni they are even smiling on top their offence or den think say na their country den they ni they are very stupid na. Naija we dey. I beg make den put dem for jail make mosquito bite thier yeye mouth wey den they use they smile jare

Anonymous said...

They are smiling because they know that they'll bride whoever is in charge and go scot-free.

Vivian Reginalds said...

ok
-D great anonymous now as Vivian Reginalds

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