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52-year-old Anambra man arrested at Abuja airport for possessing 21kg of cocaine

Authorities have arrested 52-year-old man with 20.75 kilograms of black liquid cocaine at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, upon his arrival at the Abuja airport onboard Qatar Airways flight from Sao Paulo, Brazil through Doha, Qatar to Abuja.

In a statement signed by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA spokesman Femi Babafemi, the liquid was discovered upon search of Okeke Adolphus Anayochukwu two luggages stuffed with six smaller bags containing 32-makeup mascara, which tested positive to cocaine.

Married with four children, the indigene of Oraifiti in Akwusigo local government area of Anambra State claims he was a businessman dealing in children wares before delving into the illicit drug business.

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He claimed he met the person who gave him the consignment to deliver in Nigeria for a fee of Two Million (N2,000,000) Naira at a drinking joint in Brazil.

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