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Nigerian man arrested at Karachi airport in cocaine smuggling case

Nigerian man arrested at Karachi airport in cocaine smuggling case

KARACHI: Pakistan Customs on Wednesday seized more than one kilogram of cocaine from a Nigerian national at Karachi airport.

Officials of the Customs Preventive Staff arrested the suspect upon reaching Karachi airport from Lagos via Dubai through Emirates Airlines’ flight EK-602.

A spokesperson for Pakistan Customs, Qamar Thallo said the man was arrested upon the directives of deputy collector customs.

The suspects carried 1.4 kg cocaine in his stomach, contained in 75 capsules amounting up to 2.5 crore rupees.

This was the second case of drugs seizure at Karachi airport in a week.