A couple has been arrested by police in Lagos for using a six year old twins as agents of drug pushing. The twins underpants were stuffed with the dangerous drug which would attract substantial amount of money.
The couple were arrested as they were boarding an Air-craft bound for London.
The twins’ mother also on search concealed a large amount of the substance in her underpants and was immediately arrested by men from Drug Enforcement Agency.
The main suspect according to sources at the Airport is the father of the twins who has been arrested and facing interrogation at Murtala Mohammed airport, Lagos Nigeria.
“Although the man was not found with any drugs, his wife and two children, who are twins aged six years, were found with cocaine hidden in their underwear,” an official of Nigeria’s Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA told AFP.
The woman was carrying more than three kilograms (6.6 pounds) of cocaine while her children carried a total of around 700 grams, he said.
Narcotics agents detained the family as they were about to board a London-bound Aircraft at Lagos’s Murtala Mohammed International airport on March 28.
“We have released the twins to other family members because they are minors and innocent while their parents will soon be taken to court for drug trafficking,” said the official.