Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have intercepted over 649,300 capsules of Tramadol 225mg and 809,850 Euros cash, among other consignments from Pakistan, Austria and Italy at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos.

The operatives also blocked various quantities of heroin and other illicit drugs from being exported to the United States, United Kingdom (UK) and Canada.

Spokesperson for the agency, Femi Babafemi, in a statement, yesterday, said anti-narcotics officers seized 649,300 capsules of Tramadol 225mg weighing 460.95kg imported from Pakistan via Addis Ababa through Ethiopian Airline on Wednesday, February 16, at the Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO) cargo warehouse at Lagos airport.

According to him, a suspect, Nwadu Ekene Christian, was arrested in connection with the seizure.

Source: Bertram Nwannekanma and Odita Sunday