*Afusat Olayinka with the drugs she swallowed and excreted in NDLEA custody…
By Mary BASSEY Senior Investigator Correspondent Lagos/
ABUJA– DESPERATE to raise enough funds to solve her childlessness ordeal, a Suadi Arabia bound Muslim housewife has been arrested by eagle-eyed anti- narcotic operatives at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Abuja, for ingesting 80 wraps of cocaine.
The 46 year old woman identified as Afusat Olaynka was on her way for the lesser Hajj when she was accosted for profiling during which she excreted 80 pellets of the deadly powdery substance which tested for cocaine.
A statement signed by the Director, Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi made available to CrimeWorld magazine online which gave details of the arrest on 27, November 2021 of the Kwara State, Ilorin born businesswoman who lived in Ibafo, a suburb in Ogun State quoted the suspect as saying she needed money for an In Vitro Fertilisation IVF surgery.
Babefemi said, “The suspect was nabbed last week Wednesday at the boarding screening area of the airport during an outward clearance of Qatar Airways flight 1418.
While confessing during interrogation, the suspect claimed that she saved N2.5million over a period of one year to buy the drugs in bits from six different people at Akala, Mushin area of Lagos.
“The suspect further said she was trading in clothes but had to borrow N1million from three persons to make up the money used to buy the drugs, adding that she spent another N1million to renew her passport, visa and buy return flight tickets.
“She said she was encouraged to traffic the drugs by a woman she met during her last Umrah trip to Saudi Arabia in 2019. She added that she needed to raise N7million for In Vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment due to pressure from people because shes been married for 28 years without a child due to fertility challenges.”
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