Crime

NDLEA Arrests Pastor with Drums of Meth

A cleric, Pastor Anietie Okon Effiong has been apprehended for allegedly being in possession of three drums of crystal methamphetamine, according to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.

The shipment was imported from India, according to the Agency.

NDLEA’s Director of Media & Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi says “The consignment weighing 90 kilograms and loaded into a commercial bus with registration number RSH 691XC at Ojuelegba in Lagos on Saturday 6th August 2022 was intercepted during a stop and search operation along Umuahia, Ikot Ekpene Highway,”.

“The drug, which was packed 30kg in each drum, was intended for Pastor Effiong, who was apprehended in a follow-up operation at Oron beach in Oron.” 

The drums were intended to be taken to the Republic of Cameroon.

FRCN Abuja/Adetutu Adetule

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