A Nigerian pastor arrested for smuggling three drums of drug from India into Nigeria.
A Nigerian pastor by name, Pastor Anietie Okon Effiong has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
The pastor was arrested while trying to smuggle three drums of Crystal methamphetamine, locally known as ‘mkpuru mmiri’. It is believed that he imported them from India.
According to NDLEA spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, “the consignment weighing 90 kilograms and loaded into a commercial bus with registration number, RSH 691xc at Ojuelegba in Lagos was intercepted during a stop and search operation along Umuahia – Ikot Ekpene highway on Saturday, 6th August 2022”.
The drugs packed, 30kg in each drum was meant to be delivered to pastor Anietie Okon Effiong who would have redelivered the drugs to the Republic of Cameroon.
The pastor was arrested in a follow up operation by the agency at Oron beach in Oron.