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NDLEA agents seize narcotics hidden in freezers and gas cylinders (photos/videos)

NDLEA agents seize narcotics hidden in freezers and gas cylinders (photos/videos)

Men of the national Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA, have apprehended a consignment of 11.90 kilograms of heroin and 500grams of skunk concealed in deep freezers.

 A statement released by the spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi, says the substances were intercepted at the Lagos airport in Ikeja.

NDLEA agents seize narcotics hidden in freezers and gas cylinders (photos/videos)

He said the deep freezers were part of a cargo that arrived from South Africa on Tuesday 7th March onboard Ethiopian airline via Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

He added that the Agency’s sniffer dogs were deployed to locate where the illicit drugs were hidden in the cargo and in no time, they identified the cartons packed in the deep freezers.

NDLEA agents seize narcotics hidden in freezers and gas cylinders (photos/videos)

Babafemi said a total of four suspects that played active roles in the movement of the drugs and a truck driver have been arrested so far in connection with the seizure. They include: Dairo Quam; Oluwaseun Ogunmene; Adeleke Abdulrasaq; Bamidele Adewale and Oluwafemi Ogunmeru.

NDLEA agents seize narcotics hidden in freezers and gas cylinders (photos/videos)

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