Ivorian National jailed 10yrs, over unlawful dealings, in hard drugs


Lagos – A Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos yesterday  sentenced a 35 year old  Ivory Coast-based Nigerian, Grou Bi Clauvis, who is also known as Umeme Fabian Lotachukwu, to 10 years imprisonment over unlawful dealing in 1.205 kilograms of methamphetamine, a prohibited drug.

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, convicted and sentenced the convict, after he pleaded guilty to one count charge of unlawful dealing in narcotic leveled against him by the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

The convict was arrested by the anti-narcotics agency on March 27, 2017, at the Murtala Mohammed Intern

ational Airport, Ikeja,  Lagos, during outward clearance of passengers on Qatar Airways flight to Doha, Qatar, with 1.205 kilograms of methamphetamine, a psychotropic substance.

The offences according to the prosecutor,Abu Ibrahim, are contrary to and punishable under section 11(b) of the…

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