NDLEA intercepts drugs concealed in Holy Mary statue, auto spare parts [photos]

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted illicit drugs concealed in a Holy Mary statue and auto spare parts in Lagos State.

NDLEA in a statement issued on Saturday by its spokesman, Femi Babafemi, said the intercepted items were heading to Canada and the United Arab Emirate (UAE).

“The narcotics agents from the Directorate of Operations and General Investigations seized 500grammes of heroin going to Canada and hidden inside auto spare parts from one of the courier firms while 140grammes of Methamphetamine going to the Philippines and concealed inside the statue of Mary was seized in another courier company,” the statement read.

NDLEA Director of Operations and General Investigations, Adeyemi Adeofe disclosed that “3.1 kg of cannabis going to UAE concealed inside spices, and another kilogramme of cannabis going to UAE concealed inside local herbs were intercepted and seized.”


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