- The suspects were arrested by NACOB trying to smuggle the drugs to the Philippines
- The Nigerians were trying to traffic the hard drug in a concealed dried 'kako' fish
Two Nigerian nationals have been arrested by the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB), trying to traffic Methamphetamine through the Ghana Post Office headquarters in Accra.
According to Citinewsroom.com report, the suspects concealed 21.7kg worth of the drugs in stock fishes, also known in local parlance as “Kako”.
A statement released by NACOB states that the drugs were set to be smuggled to the Philippines.
The suspects, Theophilus Biney, and Jeff Nnaana-K, all residents in Ghana, were picked up by officials of NACOB at different locations for their involvement.
Theophilus Biney was apprehended after attempting to post the parcels of stock fish which contained the narcotic drug.
“Theophilus upon his arrest admitted ownership of the package when interrogated and revealed that the parcels were given to him by Jeff Nnaana-K to be sent to one Victor, resident in the Philippines,” a statement from NACOB said.
Nnaana-K upon his arrest narrated that the consignment was not his, but were given to him by a man based in Nigeria to be given to Theophilus to be delivered through the Ghana Post Office to one Victor, also a Nigerian resident in the Philippines.
The two suspects have been put before court pending further investigations and a verdict on the matter.
Methamphetamine is a stimulant drug usually used as a white, bitter-tasting powder or a pill, known to be highly addictive.
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