Enugu big boy arrested with 105 parcels of cocaine concealed in candies on Christmas Day


A Brazil returnee, Agbasi Prosper Chux, 42, has been arrested by operatives of the NDLEA with 105 parcels of cocaine concealed in candies at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos

The suspect, who hails from Enugu State was arrested at the D arrival hall of the airport during inward clearance of passengers from Sao Paulo, Brazil via Doha on Qatar Airways on Christmas Day, Dec 25, 2022

NDLEA’s spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, in a statement on January 1, 2023 said: “An initial search of the suspects two checked in bags almost made him a free man as there was nothing incriminating found there until the NDLEA officers took a second look at the duty-free shopping nylon bags containing packs of candies he was holding in his hands

A thorough examination of the duty-free shopping bags revealed the packs of candies inside were actually used to conceal 105 parcels of cocaine weighing 2.8 kilograms & 43 grams of cannabis