Nigerian Arrested in Mohammed V Airport for Hiding Cocaine in His Stomach heading for Monrovia

Rabat – Police services at the Mohammed V International Airport in Casablanca arrested a Nigerian national, aged 40, for hiding 900 g of cocaine in his stomach, said the national police (DGSN).

The accused, coming from Sao-Paulo and heading for Monrovia, was arrested following a routine operation after the scanner detected suspicious pills hidden in his stomach.

The Nigerian citizen was transferred to Ibn Rochd Hospital in Casablanca, where 83 capsules containing 890 g of cocaine were removed from his body, according to the same source.

The suspect was remanded in custody under medical supervision until he recovers and could be questioned on the illegal substance.

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Source: News Now/ Morocco World News

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.