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- Published on Monday, 09 August 2010 07:48
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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) yesterday said it had arrested a professional tennis player and a businessman for drug trafficking.
In a statement by its Head of Public Affairs, Mr. Mitchell Ofoyeju, NDLEA said the 30-year-old tennis player was arrested at the
The agency said the tennis player was apprehended while attempting to board a British Airways flight to
It said the player was going to
The statement added that the player began professional tennis career in 1996 and had represented
According to the NDLEA, the other suspect, aged 46, was nabbed in his house at
It said: “While the tennis player hides under the cover of a sports, the businessman presents himself as an importer of marbles and other building materials.
“Until their arrest by the NDLEA, no one would ever imagine they are into drugs.” NDLEA said the suspects would soon be charged to court.