A 53-year-old Nigerian-German has been asked to appear before court for drug trafficking and money laundering charges.
The Nigerian in Germany has lived in the EU regions since 1998 and holds a German passport but he moved to Switzerland at the end of 2017 to work. He was registered with three temporary offices, cleaned and worked on construction.
The man was arrested at is own rented home. He admited that he had been recruited into the trade about three years ago at a church service by an unknonw black man. His job was to fetch the cocaine, take it home and wait unti another courier came by to pick uo the drugs from him.
The defendant is said to have received a total of 1,400 francs for his courier work. Because he had already spent this money and thus “thwarted its collection”, he was also charged with money laundering said Tagblatt.ch.
The public prosecutor to his case said the accused Nigerian-German faces five years in prison and a twelve-year expulsion from the country. It is assumed that the man is just a pawn to a greater linked network of masterminds.
The public prosecutor’s office did not suspect that the accused was the great drug lord and sentenced him to three and a half years in prison. He was acquitted of money laundering charges.