Thursday, March 4

Tag: Drug Ring

Italian Police Arrest 16 People During Raid On Nigerian Drug Ring
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Italian Police Arrest 16 People During Raid On Nigerian Drug Ring

On Tuesday, Italian police arrested 16 people as they smashed a Nigerian mafia drugs ring in the northern city of Trento, ANSA News Agency of Italy reported on Tuesday. The report also said police carried out 20 raids in the regions of Trentino, Veneto and Lombardy in the operation, codenamed 'Underground'. Police said the gang-controlled the drugs trade in Trento. However, it was based in the back of a Nigerian ethnic goods store in the Veneto city of Verona, police said – while the drugs were stored in another Veneto city, Vicenza. The police said those arrested allegedly 'commuted' to and from Trento and Verona on the train. The report added that the drugs traffic and distribution was allegedly managed by a Nigerian woman, Agho Isoken Tina, aka Mama T. She was alleged...
NDLEA Arrests Lebanese Chef For Running A Drug Ring In Victoria Island, Lagos
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NDLEA Arrests Lebanese Chef For Running A Drug Ring In Victoria Island, Lagos

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) yesterday arrested a Lebanese Chef, Charbel Chalouhi, for allegedly using and dealing in drugs at his residence on number 18, Wahab Ogunbambo Street, off Simeon Akinlonu Crescent, Victoria Island. According to The Nation, Chalouhi was arrested following an intelligence report that he was involved in hard drugs. He was trailed by NDLEA officers at the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) Lagos Command, Ikeja. Thereafter, he was taken to his home where 1kg of cocaine from recovered. “I was just walking on the street and I saw the NDLEA officials when they came in. I saw the event. When they came, they invaded his house, not even his house alone, they went to other houses too. But when they got to know that he was the one, they c...