Three Bolivians Arrested in Clandestine Drug Laboratory in Nigeria

By Dialogo
February 23, 2012

Three Bolivian nationals were arrested in a clandestine Nigerian laboratory
for alleged illegal methamphetamine production, according to that country’s security
agency responsible for the fight against illicit drug use.

In a statement, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) affirmed
that the suspects were 19-year-old Yerko Artunduaga Dorado, 21-year-old Rubén Ticona
Jorge, and 39-year-old Hugo Chávez Moreno.

The NDLEA stated that its agents seized 4.8 kilograms of methamphetamines, as
well as other chemical substances and equipment.

Everything appears to indicate that the methamphetamines produced were
“mainly meant for export,” the agency said, adding that it is investigating the