Woman bags 15 years jail term for drug trafficking

A 32-year-old woman, Oladitan Olufunmilayo, was on Tuesday sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos for trafficking in banned substances.

Justice Daniel Osiagor handed down the jail term after the convict pleaded guilty to five counts of trafficking in banned drugs preferred against her by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency.

NDLEA prosecutor, Augustine Nwagu, told the court that the convict was arrested with the prohibited drugs on November 3, 2022, at Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc Export Shed at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, during the examination and clearing of cargo to Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

He said the drugs that were found on the convict when she was arrested included, seven grams of Cocaine; 11 grams of

Methamphetamine; 52 grams of Cannabis Sativa; 47 grams of Tramadol 225mg and 106 grams of Rohypnol.

The prosecutor said the offences committed contravened

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