The Imo State Police command on Wednesday, paraded two suspects arrested at a hotel in Nekede for unlawfull possession of hard drugs suspected to be cocaine.
The state’s Police Commissioner, Rabiu Ladodo, identified the suspects as Aidomoaki Samson, 28, who claimed to be an ex-footballer and his female accomplice Iwuagwu Ezinne, 24.
“On 30/09/2019, upon discreet intelligence, Aidomoaki Samson was arrested at Aleke Hotel, Nekede, Imo State, alongside Ezinne Iwuagwu, who he contracts to send text messages in pretence as his sister overseas,” he said.
“Upon interrogation, he confessed that he was an ex-footballer who played for shooting star football Club, Oyo State. He was barred from playing football due to drug related offence. He is based in Benin Republic and Ghana. He impersonates as a nationale of Ghana while investigation has revealed that he is from Edo State, Nigeria. He deals on hard drugs in several countries like Uganda, Addis Ababa, Turkey, Ghana, Morocco, Colombia and then Nigeria. His syndicate member one Mr. Eric in Italy disappointed him in Nigeria hence he then started the manufacturing of fake hard drugs with the intention to dupe and defraud people.” he added.