NDLEA arrest South American-based man with 9.9kg cocaine concealed in condoms


Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA have arrested a 34 year old surinamese man at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State with 9.9kg cocaine concealed in condoms.

The suspect named Dadda Lorenzo Harvy Albert from South America claimed he departed his country, Suriname, located in the North Eastern coast of South America on 2nd April for Sao Paulo, Brazil and from Sao Paulo to Nigeria on Friday 7th April, 2023 on board Qatar Airways flight in search of his long-lost Nigerian father whom he called “Omini.”

He was arrested with 117 parcels of cocaine concealed in extra-large latex condoms factory packed inside bottles of 100ml body spray.

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) commended the officers of the agency in Port Harcourt and urged them to maintain the current momentum in their drug supply reduction and drug demand reduction efforts and even strive to exceed set targets.


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