At a time when many people were already condemning the actions of NDLEA claiming that nollywood actor, Baba Suwe, was innocent of the cocaine allegations leveled against him, results of a CT scan test confirmed a large amount of drugs in his body.
According to NDLEA Intelligence officer,Femi Johnson Osifuye, a CT scan result issued by a consultant radiologist with the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Dr Subhash Vijayvargiya confirmed that the actor has large amount of narcotic drugs in his body.
He added that as a result of Baba Suwe’s refusal to eat, he had not excreted the ingested substances.
Osifuye stated that after the comedian made the second excretion and no substance was found, the NDLEA had to take him to LASUTH for another CT scan for a second opinion on whether he indeed ingested the narcotic drugs, and the test confirmed a large amount of drugs in his body.
He further stated that with the confirmation that the actor still has hard drugs in his stomach, he is bound to excrete it with time.
He contended that the detained actor’s case was not an isolated one as it takes some suspects a longer time to excrete than others, hence the need to further keep him in custody.
Osifuye asserted that it would take the detained actor about five to seven days to complete excreting the whole drugs in his stomach.He added that the suspect must be in custody for the agency to retrieve the ingested drugs.
Osifuye stressed that it would be in the interest of the suspect to excrete the ingested substances so as to prevent them from bursting in his abdomen, a situation the agency argued might lead to his death.
In another development, Justice Okechukwu Okeke of the Federal High Court, Lagos has acceded to a request by the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to further detain Baba Suwe for 15 more days.