Ndlea Arrest South African Man With Methamphetamine Consignment At Abuja airport

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Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a 29-year-old South African man named Erasmus Jean Pierre and seized 2.6 kilograms of methamphetamine that were hidden in his luggage and attempted to be shipped to the Middle East through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

NDLEA agents apprehended the suspect during the outbound clearing of passengers on Ethiopian Airlines aircraft ET 404 from Abuja to the Middle East through Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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A thorough search of his luggage led to the discovery of the whitish powdery illicit substance factory packed in different parts of the bag.

Erasmus Jean Pierre

According to preliminary investigations, the suspect arrived in Lagos via Abidjan, Cรดte dIvoire on Saturday, August 19th, traveled to Abuja on Tuesday, August 22nd, and took possession of the brown bag containing the drug consignment on Wednesday, August 23rd, before heading to the Abuja airport for his flight out of Nigeria.

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