A 28–year old Ghanaian lady is to face the death penalty if convicted for allegedly possessing narcotic drugs in Singapore.
The suspect, Nana Boadiwaa Ahenkora, was said to have hidden 2.8 kilogramme of crystal methamphetamine in 12 lead piston nylon bags popularly called ‘Ghana-must-go’.
She was arrested by the Central Narcotic Bureau of Singapore at the Changi Airport with the drugs.
A source at the Narcotic Control Board who revealed this to the Ghanaian Times in Accra Thursday, said Boadiwaa had been charged with drug trafficking, following her arrest on May 21.
According to the source, she could face death penalty if convicted of the offence.
It said on arrival at the Changi Airport, an X-ray detected anomalies in the scanned images of the pistons in her luggage, and when her luggage was opened, the drugs were found hidden in plastic packets, while eight others were found in her possession.
Source: Gahnaian Times
Category: Ghanaians Abroad