NAFDAC arrests woman over drug peddling

By Post Nigeria December 11, 2014 13:15

NAFDAC arrests woman over drug peddling

Obiageli Ohams Miracle an alleged drug peddler was apprehended by The National Agency for Foods, Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, in Lagos and charged before Justice Saliu Saidu of the Ikeja Federal High Court.

The suspect was arraigned over the allegation of importing an unregistered “clear velvet soap’’ product into the country.

She was brought before the judge, on a 3 count charge of importation, distribution and packaging of the unregistered products.

The offence is contrary to Section 1 of the Food, Drugs and Related Products (Registration, etc.) Act Cap F.33, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 and punishable under Section 6(1)(a) of the same Act, according to NAFDAC prosecutor, Umar Shamaki.