Addis Ababa October 20/2020 (ENA) The Ethiopian Federal Police Fee has arrested 14 overseas nationals suspected of worldwide drug trafficking crime.

In accordance with the Deputy Director of Drug Monitoring and Operation on the Fee, Commander Mengisteab Beyene, of the suspected drug traffickers, 13 are Nigerian and one is Brazilian nationwide.  

The suspects, who had departed from Sao Paulo, Brazil have been arrested on Monday on the Addis Ababa Bole Worldwide Airport with greater than 14 kilograms of cocaine produced in Latin America, Commandor Mengisteab mentioned.

“They were arrested while trying to transport the drug by concealing it in a bag and bras as well as swallowing capsules filled with the cocaine”,  he added.

In accordance with the fee, police have seized a complete of 24 drug traffickers with 39 kilograms of cocaine and 36 kilograms of hashish over the previous three months.


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