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NACOB busted Kenyan woman with $90k drugs at KIA

Ivy Mugure Daniel, the suspect

The Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has arrested a 26 years old Kenyan woman, Ivy Mugure Daniel at Kotoka International Airport (KIA) for allegedly trafficking substance suspected to be narcotics drugs.

The substance is said to have worth about 90,000 United State Dollars according to a test conducted by the Ghana Standards Authority.

According to a statement signed by the Head of Communication at NACOB, “The suspect, Ivy Mugure Daniel was arrested on January 9, 2018 at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) whilst undergoing arrival formalities.”

Read the full statement:

KENYAN BUSTED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING WORTH $ 90,000 AT KIA

The Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has arrested a 26 years old woman for allegedly trafficking substance suspected to be narcotics drugs into the country.

The suspect, Ivy Mugure Daniel was arrested on January 9, 2018 at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) whilst undergoing arrival formalities.

According to NACOB officers detailed at the Airport, Ms.Daniel arrived at Kotoka International Airport (KIA) onboard Ethiopian Airline flight ET 921. She accosted by officers who asked for her check- in luggage.

A search conducted in the luggage revealed a big parcel wrapped with a black polythene material containing an off-white powdery substance weighing 3kg.

A test conducted by the Ghana Standards Authority on the substance proved positive to “speed ball”, a mixture of cocaine and heroin with an estimated street value of $ 90,000.00.

The suspect admitted the offence and claimed ownership of the luggage but explained that one Benson her boyfriend in Kenya bought her the air ticket and gave her the travelling bag to pack her things and meet him in Ghana with the bag.

She has subsequently been arraigned before court and placed in prison custody pending trial.

Source: AwakeAfrica.com/Efo Korsi Senyo

About Efo Korsi Senyo | Executive Editor

Efo Korsi Senyo has over 5 years experience working as an investigative journalist with Awake Africa. He is the Executive Editor of Awake Newspaper and Head of Awake Investigates. Efo does not only investigate and publish based on the journalism profession ethics but he also brings legal and civil actions against personalities and institutions he investigated. He said fighting against injustice and corruption in society as the only way for him to avenge injustice and corrupt acts he and other vulnerable people faced and continue to face in society. Efo is also a private investigator, IT expert and entrepreneur. Connect with him via senyo@awakeafrica.com or WhatsApp: +233249155003

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