Tuesday, 23 July

NACOC seizes 166.88kg of cocaine at KIA; 2 British nationals busted

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Each suspect’s luggage contained 83.44kg of the illegal substance along with personal items

Officers from the Narcotics Control Commission (NACOC) and the UK National Crime Agency have intercepted a  166.88kg of cocaine from the luggage of two British nationals at the Kotoka International Airport.

The seized drugs with an estimated street value of $6,480,000 were intercepted on Monday, 10 June 2024.

A statement issued by NACOC revealed the suspects, identified as Hall Shamin Ethline and Graham Omar Adel, were preparing to board a British Airways flight to Gatwick when their luggage—three bags each—was found to contain a total of 72 slabs of suspected cocaine.

 Each suspect’s luggage contained 83.44kg of the illegal substance along with personal items.

“Luggage of Hall Shamin Ethline contained a total of 83.44KG of suspected cocaine, along with her personal items.

“Luggage of Graham Omar Adel contained a total of 83.44KG of suspected cocaine, along with his personal items,” the statement said.

The two have since been arrested, “assisting investigations,” the statement added.

Source: classfmonline.com/Elikem Adiku