2 Nigerians, 1 Ghanaian and a Colombian Named on Charges of Conspiracy
USDEA:AP file photo of Bags of confiscated cocaine are shown at the office of the Guinean Drug Enforcement Agency in Conakry, Guinea, on March 11, 2009. Two Nigerians Frank Muodun and Celestine Ofor Ojinweke, a Ghanaian Solomon Adelaquaeye and Colombian Samuel Antonio Pinedo-Rueda were named Wednesday, June 5, 2013, by the US Drug Enforcement administration on charges of conspiring to import heroin from West Africa to the United States by paying off an airport insider. Adelaquaeye, Muodun and Ojinweke were arrested in New York on May 9. Pinedo-Rueda was apprehended in Colombia on May 16 and awaiting extradition. US District Judge Ronnie Adams has been assigned the case.