Nigerian Student Arrested for Drug Trafficking in Saudi Released

Zainab Aliyu who was arrested last year for alleged drug trafficking in Saudi Arabia has been freed. Aliyu was accused of smuggling 2,000 packs of a strong pain killer but the Nigerian authorities later found that the drugs had been planted in her luggage by a criminal gang.

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Zainab Aliyu with officials of the Nigerian Consulate in Jeddah, shortly after her release.

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