Update: ‘Pathfinder Employee Tried Smuggling Tramadol Disguised as Dietary Supplements’


NigerianFLIGHTDECK reports that the Pathfinder employee apprehended was trying to transport tramadol disguised as dietary drugs through a passenger.

Ghana-bound passengers at Murtala Muhammed International Airport raise an alarm, prompting security intervention.

Airport worker planned to exploit a passenger as a drug courier, leading to swift action by security operatives.

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) tests reveal tramadol masquerading as dietary supplements, prompting ongoing investigations.

One medication tests positive for Calcium Carbonate, while red pills show tramadol. Investigation continues, and a case transfer is anticipated.

Viral reports stem from a passenger assaulting an airport staff, exposing the drug trafficking attempt with suspicions arising during transit.

Prompt arrest of the pathfinder employee occurs through the Crime Investigation and Intelligence Unit of Aviation Security Services.

It was learnt that the Company had suspended the staff over irregular dispatch of medication as soon as the incident hit the media.


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