Three people have been arrested at the Kotoka International Airport by the Narcotics Control Board for drug related offences.
The three suspects Madugu Suraku, Maxwell Momo Golafale and Daniel Njoku Egbuta were arrested on different occasions possessing and trafficking in narcotics while going through arrival and departure formalities.
A statement released by the Board, Thursday, indicate that Madugu, a Ghanaian was arrested on March 29, 2017 on his return from Nairobi Kenya.
“A urine test conducted on the suspect proved positive for narcotics. The suspect, upon interrogation confessed having ingested 35 pellets of a powdery substance suspected to be speedball. Forensic analysis confirmed the substance being speedball, a combination of cocaine and heroin, all nacortics substance,” the statement said.
Two days later a second suspect, Maxwell Momo Golafale was also arrested while going through departure formalities to China.
He had concealed in his luggage “two slabs of compressed dried leaves suspected to be cannabis, popularly referred to as weed,” the statement added.