The Narcotic Control Board, has arrested a woman from Zimbabwe at the Kotoka International Airport for trafficking cocaine.
The woman, Cynthia Lichonja was arrested on Monday, 3rd December 2018 by personnel of NACOB when she arrived in Ghana via Ethiopia Airways.
Going through the arrival formalities, a search in her checked-in luggage in her presence led to the discovery of 7 parcels of brownish powdery substances suspected to be narcotics, concealed in false compartments of the suitcase.
The substance which weights 7.5kg was tested and it proved, it’s narcotic substances.
She’s currently being remanded to assist investigations.
According to her, the parcel was even to her by a certain Ms Patience, her childhood friend in Zimbabwe to be given to an unknown person in Accra.
Investigations to catch the accomplices are still ongoing.