Photos: NDLEA arrest Brazil-based Nigerian woman with 535 grams of

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested a Brazil-based Nigerian woman with cocaine hidden inside her bra.

30-year-old Nnaji Juliet Ijeoma from Enugu State was arrested by officials of the anti-drug agency at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos on Friday, October 21. The illicit drug were discovered during the inward screening of South African Airways.

A statement by the spokesman of NDLEA, Mr. Mitchell Ofoyeju said that the suspect had attempted to bring in the drug into the country from Brazil. Ofoyeju hinted that the suspected white powdery substance tested positive for cocaine with a gross weight of 535 grams. Mr Ofoyeju vowed that the anti-narcotics agency would continue to make more arrests to prevent drug couriers from blossoming in Nigeria.

The NDLEA Commander at the Lagos airport, Ahmadu Garba  said that the incident is being investigated and immediately the agency was through with its investigation Ms. Ijeoma would be charged to court for prosecution.

The suspect, who holds a National Diploma holder in Mass Communication and confessed that she took part in the illicit business because she needed money for her business.

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