Brazil-based Nigerian Hairstylist Arrested With Cocaine Hidden In Her Bra(Photos)

Physinews: Nnaji Juliet Ijeoma, 30 who hails from Enugu
state was arrested by officials of the National
Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at
the Murtala Muhammed International
Airport (MMIA), Lagos on Friday. She was
caught with the illicit drug at the airport
during the inward screening of South
African Airways.


A statement by the spokesman of NDLEA, Mr.
Mitchell Ofoyeju said that the suspect had
attempted to bring in the drug into the
country from Brazil. Ofoyeju hinted that the
suspected white powdery substance tested
positive for cocaine with a gross weight of
535 grams.

Commenting on the arrest, the NDLEA
Commander at the Lagos airport, Ahmadu
Garba  said that the incident is being
investigated and immediately the agency
was through with its investigation Ms.
Ijeoma would be charged to court for
prosecution.

He explained that the suspect holds a
National Diploma holder in Mass
Communication and confessed that she took
part in the illicit business because she
needed money for her business. She
allegedly confessed,
“I work as a hair stylist in Brazil where l
reside for the past two years. I studied mass
communication, but because of lack of job, I
work as a hair stylist in Brazil. I was
approached to smuggle cocaine to Nigeria
and I accepted because of the money
involved.

“I needed money for my personal problem.

The drug was prepared inside brassiere and
given to me to put on. I did not know how it
was packaged. My role was to smuggle the
drug to Nigeria and collect the sum of N1
million.”

Photos below