Kenyan national nabbed at Kotoka Airport with $90k's worth of suspected drugs

Kenyan national nabbed at Kotoka Airport with $90k's worth of suspected drugs

- NACOB apprehended a Kenyan national with $90k's worth of narcotics at Kotoka International Airport

- The drug turned out to be a mixture of cocaine and heroine called "Speed ball"

- The suspect says she got the drugs from her boyfriend who she was supposed to reunite with in Accra

Ghana's Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has apprehended a 26-year-old woman for allegedly attempting to traffic substances suspected to be narcotic drugs into Ghana via the Kotoka International Airport.

According to a report published on Mynewsgh.com, the suspect, identified as Ivy Mugure Daniel, was apprehended while she was going through arrival formalities at Kotoka International on January 9th, 2018.

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Kenyan national nabbed at Kotoka Airport with $90k's worth of suspected drugs

The suspect, who arrived on-board an Ethiopian Airlines flight, was approached by NACOB officers who took her check-in luggage from her.

A search revealed a 3kg package wrapped in black polystyrene bag containing an off-white powdery substance.

Lab tests carried out by the Ghana Standards Authority on the powdered substances have shown that the substance is speed ball, a combination of cocaine and heroine estimated to have a street value of about $90,000.

During interrogation the suspect is said to have admitted that the luggage was hers. She confessed that she got the substance from her boyfriend - one Mr. Benson - who also bought her the flight ticket.

She revealed that she was to meet her boyfriend in Accra, where he would reclaim possession of the package.

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Source: Yen.com.gh

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