41-year-old Nigerian man arrested for allegedly possession of cocaine in Thailand

41-year-old Nigerian man arrested for allegedly possession of cocaine in Thailand

41-year-old Nigerian man arrested for allegedly possession of cocaine in Thailand

A 41-year-old Nigerian man, Ejimadu Uchechukwu Benjamin and a local woman have been arrested in Thailand for allegedly possession of cocaine.

Wichai Chaimongkol, secretary-general of the Office of the Narcotics Control Board, said on Tuesday, June 22, that officials 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.

41-year-old Nigerian man arrested for allegedly possession of cocaine in Thailand

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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