• Saudi releases Nigerian pilgrims arrested for drug offence

    Saudi releases Nigerian pilgrims arrested for drug offence

    Two Nigerian pilgrims arrested in Saudi Arabia over possession of substances alleged to be cocaine have been released, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), has said.

    A statement by the Commission issued in Abuja yesterday, said that the arrested pilgrims from Kwara State were released following investigation that they were not culpable for the offence.

    According to the statement, reports obtained from the Kingdom revealed that the two suspects were set free after it was discovered that the allegation for which […]