Court grants NDLEA permission to detain vessel, suspected 29 drug smugglers

Justice Abimbola Awogboro of a Lagos Federal High Court, has ordered interim forfeiture of a vessel, MV  Chayaneenre, to the Federal Government of Nigeria, for allegedly been used to smuggle 32.9 kilograms of Cocaine into the country. Justice Awogboro also ordered National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to detain the Master of the vessel, Mr. Tanahan Krilerk and 28, comprising of 21Thailand Nationals and seven Nigerians, who are the vessel’s crew members.   The vessel’s crew members ordered to be detained by the court alongside the Master of the vessel Mr. Tanahan Krilerk are: Hansoongnern…

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