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Female pilgrim excretes last of 82 wraps of cocaine

11 September 2016, 21:06

Lagos - The 55-year-old female pilgrim, arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, last week  has  excreted the last wrap of cocaine she ingested, reports Vanguard.

The suspect,  Binuyo Basari Iyabo, who had earlier excreted 76 wraps was arrested during the outward screening of passengers on an Emirate flight to Dubai en-route Medina, after testing positive for drug ingestion.

According to the suspect she was promised N1million by her sponsor to ingest the hard drugs.

She later excreted six more wraps, bringing it to a total of 82 raps of cocaine.

Also read: 3 Nigeian pilgrims arrested in Saudi Arabia for drug trafficking

She was on her way to Saudi Arabia on pilgrimage, where  drug trafficking was  punishable by death.

Arrangements  have been concluded for her prosecution in Nigeria. 

Read more at Vanguard

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