Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a blind Nigerien, Bukar Haruna (52), and his son, Saka Haruna (30), while on their way to Niger Republic with 20.5kg of Indian hemp and 10g of Exol-5 in Katsina State.
Spokesman of the agency, Femi Babafemi, who confirmed the arrest on Sunday, also said two Pakistani businessmen were arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, with 8kg of cocaine concealed in a public address system while attempting to board a Qatar Airways flight to Lahole, Pakistan via Doha.
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He gave the names of the two suspects as Asif Muhammed (45) and Hussain Naveed (57) who hold Nigerian residence permits suspected to be fake and that they frequented Nigeria under the guise of doing textile business.