(NDLEA) The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested a 43 year-old computer instructor, Anukaenyi Bob-Manuel Ogochukwu at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos for importing heroin from Nairobi, Kenya.
The arrest took place after he tested positive for narcotic ingestion.
The suspect explained that he got involved in drug trafficking because nobody except drug barons offered to help him out of his financial predicament as his sick son is currently on admission in Nairobi on a life threatening ailment.
NDLEA commander at the Lagos airport, Ahmadu Garba said that the suspect while under narcotic watch excreted 66 wraps of powdery substance that tested positive for heroin.
“During the inward screening of passengers on an Ethiopian Airline flight from Nairobi, Kenya, one Anukaenyi Bob-Manuel Ogochukwu was arrested for drug ingestion. He later excreted 66 wraps of heroin weighing 1.115kg” the commander stated.
Ogochukwu in his statement said that he smuggled drugs to save his four year old son who is terribly sick. he futher said That the doctor said that his child has a hole in the heart.