The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday said it recovered 193 wraps of substance suspected to be cocaine inside a passenger’s socks at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.
The suspect a commercial bus driver in Lagos named Maduewesi Ugochukwu Samuel, was nabbed with the drugs concealed in his socks.
This is contained in a statement issued and signed by the agency’s spokesperson, Mr Mitchell Ofoyeju and made available to newsmen in Lagos.
According to the statement, the drug which tested positive for cocaine with a total weight of 3.4 kilogrammes was detected during routine screening of passengers on an Emirates flight from Dubai.
“During screening of passengers at the arrival hall, officers noticed that he had some items attached to his legs.