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Nigerian Man Arrested at MMIA After Attempting to Smuggle Drugs to China Via Sausage Rolls

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Gala Cannabis

A Nigerian man was arrested on Wednesday after being caught with 35.115 kilogramme of cannabis smuggled in Gala sausage rolls, which he was planning to transport to China.

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arrested the 33-year-old man named Friday Ogbonna, during the pre-boarding security screening process.

Ogbonna

“My friend in China gave me N100, 000 to take a bag to China. The last time I travelled to China, he assisted me… When he gave me the money to take the bag containing gala to China, I thought he was doing me a favour I never knew he was digging my grave. After my arrest, I feel bad and regret my action. I am married with a child,” said Ogbonna, who is a trader at the Onitsha main market.

The NDLEA also arrested David Famolu, 34, and Joy Osamunyi, 26, on their way to Dubai while attempting to smuggle 4kg and 19.640kg of cannabis respectively.

Photo Credit: Premium Times/Ben Ezeamalu

15 Comments

  1. Dom!!!

    March 19, 2015 at 12:43 pm

    See now!!! Easy money never pay.

  2. ChiChiChilolo

    March 19, 2015 at 12:48 pm

    No be today yansh don dey back. Terrible act i must confess. Naije we hail thee. #GoodPeopleGreatNation

  3. ChiChiChilolo

    March 19, 2015 at 12:49 pm

    *Naija*

  4. oy

    March 19, 2015 at 1:07 pm

    oga o, the more people are caught, the more others do the same. may God save us. I know there’s poverty but won’t we all rather make a honest living? no matter how little

  5. Blah blah

    March 19, 2015 at 1:58 pm

    The hustle continues……

  6. chy

    March 19, 2015 at 2:04 pm

    he should have been caught in Indonesia where he would have been put on firing squad. Ewu. He should thank God hes still in naija. Ewu again.

  7. pinkie

    March 19, 2015 at 2:10 pm

    people are too stupid.. gosh.. they keep getting caught. why try anyways??

  8. sunday sodeke

    March 19, 2015 at 2:53 pm

    very nasty

  9. adelegirl

    March 19, 2015 at 3:19 pm

    They should thank their lucky stars they got caught in Nigeria – they will get a few years in prison and be released after doing their time. If they had gotten to their destinations and been caught…hmmm… na die be that

  10. maria

    March 19, 2015 at 3:25 pm

    these people are retarded they will kill you in china if they find you with drugs why risk your life like this? I guess the Nigeria economy is really bad because if you can risk your life this bad GOD

  11. Nonamespls

    March 19, 2015 at 4:44 pm

    When they get caught and put on death row we would begin to scream… Why dont people learn?

  12. JENNIETOBBIE

    March 19, 2015 at 5:09 pm

    NOT MY galaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa, biko please!!!!!

    Chaiiiii!!!!

  13. Mmmm

    March 19, 2015 at 5:18 pm

    So who gets the gala???
    What a waste………Mshcew

  14. N D

    March 19, 2015 at 9:14 pm

    Nosense packaging.

  15. Chinco

    March 21, 2015 at 1:30 pm

    TO think he would have been killed in China because of 100k, thats not even up to 1000dollars… Lord save us from poverty

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