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NDLEA Intercepts Cocaine Concealed in Imported Lawn Mowers

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have seized parcels of cocaine concealed in lawn mowers at Port Harcourt international airport in Rivers state.

The 24 parcels of the drug, according to NDLEA, were concealed inside 12 types of lawn mowers brought into the country from Brazil.

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NDLEA spokesman, Femi Babafemi, said on Sunday, that the drug was brought into Nigeria by one Okechukwu Amaechi, who just arrived the airport aboard Qatar Airline from Brazil.

Babafemi alleged that the suspect who was arrested last May 7, had been convicted in Brazil for drug related offences, and was returning home after completing his jail term.

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