Special Report | 12 October 2015 14:39 CET

Suspect Gives Reasons Why He Stocked $34,000 In His Underwear


A suspect, simply identified as Ozoh Ikenna, who was arrested recently by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA for attempting to smuggle 23 wraps containing $34, 000 has said he hid the money in his private part due to his inability to swallow it.

It would be recalled that the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Head of Public Affairs, Ofoyeju Mitchell, arrested Ozoh Ikenna at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos, on his way to Brazil during screening exercise of passengers, adding that, the suspect packed the dollars in wraps and concealed in his boxer shorts.

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NDLEA airport commander, Ahmadu Garba, said the arrest was facilitated by a scanning machine.

“We also conducted a follow-up operation where one Ogbo Emmanuel who gave Ozoh the $34,000 dollars was arrested as further investigation is still on going,” Garba said.

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