Two Nigerians were on Thursday arrested in Ghana by the nation’s Narcotics Control Board while they were allegedly attempting to traffic substances believed to be narcotics through the General Post Office in Accra.
A press release by the Communication and Media Relations Unit of the NACOB on Thursday afternoon confirmed the arrests.
The suspects, Theophilus Biney, alias Godwin Orji, a. k. a ‘Goody’, 37 years and Jeff Nnaana-K, 36 years, all residents in Ghana were picked up by officials of NACOB at different locations for their involvement in an attempt to traffic Methamphetamine a narcotic drug to the Philippines.
According to the press release, “Theophilus Biney also known as Godwin Orji was apprehended after attempting to post the parcels of stockfish, locally known as ‘Kako’, which contained the narcotic drug. The total weight of the narcotic drug is 21.7kgs.
“Theophilus upon his arrest admitted ownership of the package when interrogated 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 narrated that the consignment was not his, but was 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 two suspects have been arraigned before court pending further investigations and final verdict on the matter.”