Nigerian drug baron Ikenna, girlfriend busted in Thailand with Cocaine

Ikenna and girlfriend arrested with cocaine in Thailand. Photo: Pattaya Mail
Ikenna and girlfriend arrested with cocaine in Thailand. Photo: Pattaya Mail
Ikenna and girlfriend arrested with cocaine in Thailand. Photo: Pattaya Mail

Nigeria’s suspected drug baron, Michael “Mark” Ikenna, 36 has been arrested in Thailand for dealing in Cocaine.

He was arrested along with his girlfriend, Nantana Chiewpanitch, 25 by the Thailand Regional Narcotics Police.

Region 2 Narcotic Suppression officers captured Ikenna and Chiewpanitch in a sting operation conducted by undercover police who arranged to purchase 10 grams of cocaine in Takhiantia March 26. Officers seized 9.8 g. of white powder from him.

According to Pattaya Mail, police found Chiewpanitch inside, as she denied involvement with drug dealing.

She said she had only known Ikenna for a few months.

Ikenna arrested with Cocaine in Thailand. Photo: Pattaya Mail

A search by the police in their apartment in Bangkok, led to the discovery of nearly a gram of cocaine and hundreds of plastic bags.

The police said the bags were used to package drugs for sale in Bangkok, the East and Central regions.

Ikenna was said to have claimed he was an exporter of dried dory fish to his home country.

Police countered it, saying it was a shell company used to launder his drug money.

The police seized more than half a million baht in property from Ikenna, including his Toyota Altis and two mobile phones.

3 COMMENTS

  1. IKENNA ONWERO IFE NEME NWE NDIDI NWAMGBE NTA THE QTY IS VERY SMALL FOR DEAD PENALITY YOU CAN ONLY SERVE JAIL AND COME OUT AND STRUGGLE CONTUNE

  2. Adieu Ikenna. I hope the family will enjoy what he has left behind for them. Thailand law is death sentence for drugs. I don’t even know if I should say “May your soul rest in peace”. Idiot!!

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