Attempt by a human trafficker, MATTHEW BASSEY to export illicit drug to Dubai, United Arab Emirate by planting same in the luggage of an orphan, Ms. PETER GIFT ENO recruited for a phantom job in the Arab nation has been thwarted by operatives of the NDLEA.
This was discovered by the eagle eyes of the operatives at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos.
BASSEY 29, from Akwa Ibom state was arrested following the interception of ENO at the departure hall of the Lagos airport.
When her luggage was searched, 50 parcels of cannabis (2.80kg) concealed in food items were discovered while there were discrepancies between the age she declared and the date of birth on her international passport.
Further interview reveals that the human trafficker who recruited and brought her to the airport, MATTHEW BASSEY was still lurking around the airport, waiting for her departure. He was promptly tracked and arrested.