Accra, July 16, GNA - A 41- year-old Nigerian, Kalou Echegh Okorie was on Friday arrested at the Kotoka International Airport, Accra for attempting to smuggle a quantity of a whitish substance suspected to be cocaine tied to his manhood.
The aviation security personnel at the Airport found the substance during a search on him, which weighed 220 kilogrammes Okorie, who was travelling to London on board the Ghana Airways Flight, was stopped at the last check point for the normal body check. Okorie told security personnel that he had about a thousand pounds on him but the security personnel went ahead to conduct a thorough check.
He told the security personnel the unusual object on his manhood was only a talisman.
He was then asked to bring it out only for him to confess that he had cocaine there and upon further examination it was discovered that he had 28 pellets of the substance stuck around his private part.
He attempted to offer the security personnel 350 pounds but he was apprehended and handed over to the police for further investigation.