Ghanaian socialite, Nayele Ametefeh, who is also known as Ruby Adu Gyamfi and “Angel,” was arrested on Monday, November 10th 2014, after she was found in possession of 12 kilograms of cocaine worth $5 million at the London Heathrow Airport.
Ametefeh, 32, who holds both a Ghanaian and Austrian citizenship, was arrested shortly after arriving on a flight from Accra, Ghana, traveling business class, Daily Guide Ghana reports. Authorities also seized the £6,063 cash she had on her.
“The drugs are currently being analysed for purity and are likely to have a final value totaling several million pounds,” states the report.
Ametefeh has been charged with drug smuggling, and appeared at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday November 11th. She has since been remanded in police custody, and will be at Isleworth Crown Court on November 27, 2014.
An Assistant Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Abiel Ashitey Armah has been arrested in connection with the case, Vibe Ghana reports.
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