A Cherubim and Serpahim pastor in Lagos has been arrested by the NDLEA for attempting to export 174 kilogrammes of narcotic drugs to South Africa.
NDLEA said the suspect, Prophet Michael Raji was arrested following the interception of the drug at the cargo section of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) during pre-shipment examination.
“Preliminary investigation has indicated that the 60 year old suspect Michael Raji is a suspected top member of a drug syndicate operating in Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa,” NDLEA said.
The seized drugs concealed inside large bags of foodstuff were found to contain 91kg of Methamphetamine and 83kg of Ephedrine with an estimated street value of N609 million.
A Mercedes Benz Jeep was also impounded during the operation.