Thai police arrest Nigerian, 41 for possessing cocaine

Operatives of police in Thailand have arrested a 41-year-old Nigerian, Ejimadu Uchechukwu Benjamin for alleged possession of banned drug believed to be cocaine.

The disclosure was made on Monday by the Secretary-General in the Office of the Narcotics Control Board, Wichai Chaimongkol.

Addressing the media, Chaimongkol said operatives of the board in conjunction with police personnel raided a postal service company on Monday and seized 390 grammes of cocaine hidden in mascara tubes sent from Costa Rica to Pathum Thani province.

Chaimongkol said the seizure led to the arrest of Nuchanart Leela, 27, at a house in Khlong Luang district of Pathum Thani.

She was suspected of being hired by the Nigerian national to receive the narcotic on his behalf.

Ejimadu was later arrested at a department store in Bang Na district of Bangkok and 79 grammes of cocaine were found in his condominium in Srinagarind area.

Thai police arrest Nigerian, 41 for possessing cocaine

Operatives of police in Thailand have arrested a 41-year-old Nigerian, Ejimadu Uchechukwu Benjamin for alleged possession of banned drug believed to be cocaine.

The disclosure was made on Monday by the Secretary-General in the Office of the Narcotics Control Board, Wichai Chaimongkol.

Addressing the media, Chaimongkol said operatives of the board in conjunction with police personnel raided a postal service company on Monday and seized 390 grammes of cocaine hidden in mascara tubes sent from Costa Rica to Pathum Thani province.

Chaimongkol said the seizure led to the arrest of Nuchanart Leela, 27, at a house in Khlong Luang district of Pathum Thani.

She was suspected of being hired by the Nigerian national to receive the narcotic on his behalf.

Ejimadu was later arrested at a department store in Bang Na district of Bangkok and 79 grammes of cocaine were found in his condominium in Srinagarind area.

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