Aviation Police Nabs Two Traffickers At Entebbe Airport With Drugs Worth Millions

Aviation Police Nabs Two Traffickers At Entebbe Airport With Drugs Worth Millions

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By Spy Uganda

Kampala: The Uganda Aviation Police (UAP) and sister security agencies have arrested two drug dealers at Entebbe Airport who were set to deliver narcotic drugs worth millions of Ugandan shillings to Cameroon and India.

Its alleged that on 28/8/2020, at about 1400 hours at National Aviation Services (NAS) Export bonds at Entebbe International Airport in Wakiso District, one Mugabi Azaria of Skynet Worldwide Express Courier Company took cargo for export under Master Airway to the X-ray machine for security screening.

In the process of screening, Police Anti-Narcotics officers intercepted two packages of house Airway each containing cream powdered substances suspected to be narcotic drugs concealed in their false bottoms.

From this point, Mugabi was tasked to produce the shippers and he led Police to Nannono Lydia and Nakawooya Juliet as the owners of the cargo.

Upon interrogation, Nannono revealed that the package was given to her by a Nigerian national called Okafor Osita Rufus, who stays at Kitende in Kajjansi, Wakiso District.

After, Nannono lead the Police to the home of Okafar Osita where it found about 306 grams of cream granular substance, four smaller boxes each containing cream powdered substance suspected to be heroin, according to preliminary tests with gross weight of 525 grams.

In the same vein, police discovered in the house of Okafor, the following items;
1. 10 packages of suspected methamphetamine 939 grams.
2. 485 tablets of suspected MDMA (Ecstasy) 113 grams.
3. 23 small sackets of suspected methamphetamine 20 grams.
4. One pallet of suspected methamphetamine 12 grams.
5. Some tablets mixed with powder substance suspected to be Ecstasy 16 grams.
6. Other mixtures of powdered substance suspected to be Ecstasy 65 grams.
7. Money US $ 9500, Uganda Shs 98,000, Nigerian Naira 700, Indian Rupees 8360.
8. Three passports of OKafor Osita Rufus Nos AO9389943, AO428682A and AO0202772 and passport number AO 5547585 in the names of Ejike Jamal Lucky which is expired.

According to the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, the two suspects that includes Nannono Lydia and Okafor are in police custody and will be charged with possession of narcotics and trafficking narcotics.

“They are being detained at Aviation Police in Entebbe on charges of being in possession of narcotics and trafficking in narcotics.They are likely to appear in court this week,” Onyango said.

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