Lebechi Charles Kelechi Arrested in Cambodia for Drug Trafficking – the 33-year old Nigerian national was arrested in connection with a drug trafficking case on Tuesday, October 12.
Police from the Anti-Drug Department of the Ministry of Interior, on said that the Kelechi was allegedly trafficked nearly half a kg of drugs into the country.
According to a report by a local media, on October 9 at 8:30 p.m, the specialized force from the Anti-Drug force, led by Lt. Col. Vor Vuthea, the Deputy Director of the Department, and with the coordination of the Deputy Prosecutor of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court, Sith Vann investigated and cracked down on a drug trafficking case.
The operation led to the arrest of the Nigerian man in Sangkat Boeung Tumpun, Khan Meanchey, Phnom Penh. 499.40 grams of methamphetamine (ICE) were found in his possession.
Kelechi held a passport with the number A08315794. Police reported that he also had a false occupation. The suspect and the drugs were taken by the police. He will be sent for legal processing and the drugs were kept as evidence.