PHOTOS: Nigerian woman arrested in Kenya for cocaine trafficking

PHOTOS: Nigerian woman arrested in Kenya for cocaine trafficking

Princess Okoye: due in Nairobi court today for cocaine trafficking

A Nigerian woman named Princess Okoye has been arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Nairobi for cocaine trafficking and is expected to be charged to court today.

The woman was arrested on Sunday as she attempted to board a plane to Italy.

Kenya’s Daily Nation said that the country’s Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) reported the arrest via Twitter on Monday, saying Princess Okoye was a suspected drug trafficker.

PHOTOS: Nigerian woman arrested in Kenya for cocaine trafficking

The milk bottles containing cocaine pellets

The DCI said Okoye, 25, was found with 77 pellets of suspected narcotics, in packets that had been hidden in two bottles of milk.

“Upon being placed under observation, she emitted an additional 15 pellets,” the tweet stated.

PHOTOS: Nigerian woman arrested in Kenya for cocaine trafficking

Cocaine pellets found in Okoye’s milk bottles