Arik crew member arrested in London over drug trafficking

Posted by News Express | 26 August 2015 | 3,071 times

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A male cabin crew member of Arik Air has been arrested at Heathrow Airport, London, by the United Kingdom Border Force for allegedly possessing items suspected to be banned substance.

The Airline is said to be carrying out private investigation to determine how the cabin crew member came about the banned substance.

Investigations revealed that the cabin crew member was caught with a substance weighing 2.76 kilogramme and suspected to be cocaine.

Spokesman for the Airline, Mr. Ola Adebanji said that Arik Air would also cooperate fully with UK authorities and other appropriate agencies in their investigations.

In 2013, two of Arik Air crew members were arrested by Border Force Officials at Heathrow Airport after they were caught in possession of 6kg of cocaine. (Channels TV)

•Photo shows an Arik aeroplane.

Source: News Express

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