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Man Arrested for Drug Trafficking by NDLEA Claims He Just Wanted to raise Money for his Wedding

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Umeme Lotachukwu Fabian

A 33 -year-old trader, Umeme Lotachukwu Fabian was arrested by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Mortal Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. The trader was apprehended with drugs suspected to be methamphetamine weighing 1.205kg. He has blamed his indulgence on the need to raise money for wedding.

Preliminary investigation  revealed that the suspect, travelling to Soekarno–Hatta International Airport, Jakarta, Indonesia, claimed to be an Ivorian.

He was arrested while attempting to board a Qatar Airways flight to Indonesia with a Cote d’lvoire international passport bearing the name Grou Bi Clauvis. NDLEA commander at the Lagos airport, Ahmadu Garba, however, said that during investigation, it was revealed that the suspect is from Anambra State with the name Umeme Lotachukwu Fabian. I

n his statement, the suspect disclosed that he was offered five thousand dollars to smuggle the drugs to Indonesia. He said:

I am the only son of my parents. I wanted to invest the money in my clothes business and also commence preparation for my marriage in a bid to settle down in life. They offered me five thousand Naira to smuggle the drugs to Indonesia.

Fabian explained that he was not aware that drug trafficking attracts capital punishment in Indonesia.

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5 Comments

  1. ESTHER IKPEAZU

    April 9, 2017 at 12:36 am

    God just saved you that u were not caught in indonesia… nigerian ppl and quick money, God have mercy on us!!

  2. survivor

    April 9, 2017 at 12:53 am

    And this idiot will lie to the bride to b that she’s an importer…anuofia

    • LemmeRant

      April 9, 2017 at 1:22 pm

      And the mumu bride too will believe the lie.

  3. Arigbabu dollars

    April 10, 2017 at 7:05 am

    Peradventure d guy is overwhelmed by d list given to him by his in-laws and I believe It’s not compulsory u marry from your tribe. When u are free from your predicament and repented genuinely, I can give out my daughter to u FOC since u are d struggling type. God will help u come out safe.

  4. Martin's

    April 15, 2017 at 10:19 am

    Lotachukwu why do you enter for this kind of this, but my God will show mercy to you, you would have told me that this is why you sold your three cycle machine, I would have give you my own advised, because Indonesia is not like Nigeria free world, but only pray hard and believe that only but one day, you gonna be free, one love

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