Two Nigerians are in the grips of the law for attempting to traffic Methamphetamine, a narcotic drug concealed in stock fish known as ‘Kako’.
The suspects, Theophilus Biney, aka Godwin Orji; aka ‘Goody’, 37 and Jeff Nnaana-K, 36 years, both residents in Ghana were arretsed by officials of the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) at different locations for their involvement in the attempt to traffic the narcotic drug to the Philippines.
The duo were picked up at the General Post Office in Accra for attempting to traffic narcotics weighing 21.7kgs.
A statement issued by the Communication and Media Relations Unit of NACOB disclosed that Godwin Orji was apprehended after attempting to post the parcels containing the narcotic drug.
Theophilus upon his arrest during interrogation admitted ownership of the package when and revealed that the parcels were given to him by Jeff Nnaana-K to be sent to one Victor, resident in the Philippines.
Nnaana-K upon his arrest said the consignment was not his, but were given to him by one Offor based in Nigeria to be given to Theophilus, the sender to be delivered through the Ghana Post Office to one Victor also a Nigerian resident in the Philippines.
The statement disclosed that the two suspects have been arraigned before court pending further investigations and final verdict on the matter.
It added “NACOB wishes to admonish the public to desist from delivering parcels for and on behalf of others, as it has been the conduit for trafficking narcotic drugs.”
The statement encouraged the public to voluntarily provide information leading to the successful arrest of persons suspected to be indulging in narcotics related acts.
Methamphetamine is a whitish crystalize synthetic stimulant which is mainly used as recreational drug and highly addictive and increases alertness, endurance and feelings of wellbeing of abusers.
Its addictive nature causes the body temperature of the abuser to rise so high that he/she could pass out. It also causes severe itching. Methamphetamine has the high tendency of causing emotional and thinking anxieties.
By: Jeffrey De-Graft Johnson