Taliban authorities have arrested a Nigerian national for alleged drug smuggling in Afghanistan.
The Taliban Public Relations Department announced the arrest on its social media handle on Saturday, September 16, 2023.
According to the statement, the suspect will be intensely flogged before being deported to Nigeria via Kenya.
“A #Nigerian gangster who entered our great country with fraudulent documentation was captured and charged with #drugs smuggling. He was in #Afghanistan to obtain drugs before transporting them to #Africa. He will be intensely flogged before being deported to Nigeria via #Kenya,” the statement read.