Showing posts with label Smuggling. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Smuggling. Show all posts

Friday, June 20, 2014

6 Men Arrested In India Yesterday For Smuggling Heroin

Yesterday, Wednesday 18th June 2014, the Punjab police arrested six Nigerian men in Delhi, India. It is said to be a major breakthrough in Delhi’s drive against drug trafficking.

According to The Hindustan Times, the men whose names include Sydney Obinna, Uzochekwu Clement, Alogsis Ezechinelu, Mike, Victor and Peter, were caught by a joint team of the State Special Operations Cell (SSOC) from Mohali and Patiala.

The news outlet reports that the men had been obtaining heroin smuggled from Pakistan, through Punjab and J&K borders.


Monday, August 19, 2013

Akwa Ibom LG chairman Nabbed for smuggling $82,000 into the US

The executive chairman of Essien Udim local government area of Akwa Ibom state, Mr Nse Ntuen, was arrested at the BWI International Airport in Baltimore, Maryland on Friday August 16th for smuggling $82, 000 in to the US. The Maryland State Police Department confirmed the arrest yesterday Sunday August 18th, saying Mr Ntuen didn't declare the amount of money with the US custom officials. They said he only declared $5,000, just for an additional $77,000 to be found in his bag.
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Monday, May 13, 2013

Court Jails Iranian For Smuggling Arms Into Nigeria

Azim Aghajani, a member of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has been found guilty of smuggling weapons into Lagos and sentenced to five years in prison by a Federal High Court in the city.

A Nigerian, Ali Jega was also convicted alongside Azim Aghajani.

The Nigerian Customs Service in 2010 made a seizure of 13 containers loaded with rockets and grenades, shipped in from the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The shipment including rockets and other explosives were hidden in containers of building materials.

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Top Navy Chief arrested for Cocain smuggling

A former navy chief of the small West African nation of Guinea-Bissau who is suspected of being a kingpin in the international cocaine trade has been brought to the U.S. and is being held by authorities in New York City following his arrest at sea by federal drug agents, a law enforcement official said Friday.
Four other men apprehended in the operation also were being held by authorities in New York City, according to the official, who was not authorized to speak publicly about the matter and spoke on condition of anonymity.
Public television in the Cape Verde Islands reported that Rear Adm. Jose Americo Bubo Na Tchuto and four other Guinea-Bissau nationals were taken into custody aboard a yacht in international waters in the eastern Atlantic Ocean. It said authorities took the five into nearby Cape Verde, a former Portuguese colony, and that Na Tchuto was flown from there to the United States.

Sunday, March 3, 2013

66-Year-Old Nigerian Woman Caught Smuggling Cocaine In Her Wig (PICTURED)

Another ‘banged up abroad’ story has taken place in Istanbul (Turkey) when a 66-year-old Nigerian woman was caught with over 1 kg cocaine in her wig. The police operation was recorded on cameras, and the moments were released in a footage… The 66-year-old Jose O. of Nigeria was detected to be a drug courier by the police, and she was monitored before being caught in a hotel in Istanbul’s Laleli neighbourhood of Fatih district. An amount of 1 kg and 40 gram cocaine was found in her ‘wig’, and the police operation was recorded by a camera.

The old woman appeared in Istanbul Courthouse before she was arrested and sent to Bakirkoy Prison for Woman and Juveniles.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Nigeria grants bail to Russian arms smuggling suspects

LAGOS, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Fifteen Russian sailors charged with illegally bringing weapons into Nigeria last year were granted bail on Monday and released until a hearing in early April, a Lagos court ruled.
Nigerian authorities intercepted a ship and arrested its Russian crew on Oct. 23 after they found several guns and around 8,500 rounds of ammunition aboard.
The Russian sailors have pleaded not guilty and the Moran Security Group, the Russian company that owns the confiscated vessel, has said the ship had permission to carry arms, calling the accusations "groundless".

Monday, February 18, 2013

WASSCE: Osun Suspends Principal, Teachers For Smuggling Names

Osun state government has suspended the Principal of Community High School, Eripa, Mr. T. A. Afolabi, along with some teachers for allegedly the names of six candidates into the school’s Senior Secondary School certificate examination list.
A news item monitored on Osun State Broadcasting Corporation by our correspondent, on Wednesday, revealed that the authorities were caught unawares by the Deputy Governor, Mrs. Titi Laore-Tomori, who paid an unscheduled visit to the school.
Laoye-Tomori, who ordered the suspension of the teachers, said the candidates were not officially registered for the certificate examination.

Monday, January 7, 2013

Photos: Cat Apprehended For Smuggling Contrabands Into Prison

 A cat carrying a saw and a mobile phone was “detained” as it entered a prison gate in northeast Brazil, Brazilian media reported on Saturday. Prison guards were surprised when they saw a white cat crossing the main gate of the prison, its body wrapped with tape. A closer look showed the cat also carried drills, an earphone, a memory card, batteries and a phone charger.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Nigerians Arrested In Malaysia For Smuggling Cocaine Worth $7.1 Million Hidden In Coconut Milk Cans

Nigerians Arrested In Malaysia For Smuggling Cocaine Worth $7.1 Million Hidden In Coconut Milk Cans

Malaysian narcotics agents have foiled a Nigerian syndicate’s alleged bid to smuggle cocaine worth $7.1 million hidden in coconut milk cans, a top police official said Tuesday.

“International drug syndicates especially those led by Nigerian nationals have been found to be active in smuggling various types of drugs,” Noor Rashid Ibrahim, narcotics criminal investigation director said in a statement, Agence France Presse reports.

Acting on a tip-off from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, authorities found the drugs in a container at the country’s top port, Port Klang, he said. It had arrived on a ship from Guyana last Monday.


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