A 19-year-old lady, Zakiya Abdukarim, has been apprehended by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Katsina for concealing illicit drugs in her bra and other parts of her body.
The Katsina State Commander of NDLEA, Mrs. Maryam Sani, said that the suspect was arrested at Sokoto Rima River Basin area of the with state with 14.4grams of Tramadol, 14.8grams of Exol-5 and 2.4grams of D5.
Sani said the suspect had escaped from her village, claiming that her mother and stepfather were planning to marry her off without her consent.
She then moved in with her boyfriend, Abdulsalam, a suspected drug dealer.
Speaking with journalists, Abdulkarim said, “The drugs are for my boyfriend, Abdulsalam. I met him around the motor park here in Katsina where he sells the drugs.
“I am from Tantagaria village on your way to Bakiya. I sell rice and beans.
“On that day, he (my boyfriend) told me to keep the drugs that he forgot something that he needed to pick up at home. He fled the house after I was arrested. They found three drugs with me. I don’t know the names of the drugs. I don’t take it.”