Proof the War On Drugs Has Gone Too Far


This wasn’t in the U.S.A. but we have been equally absurd.

The Nigerian comedy actor, Babatunde Omindina was detained at Lagos’s international airport as he was preparing to board a flight to France. The drug enforcement agency, upon getting a positive result on a test for drug ingestion, detained him for 24 days while authorities scrupulously examined the contents of 25 bowel movements before finally determining that he was not, in fact, smuggling any contraband.

The frail, and somewhat emaciated looking actor was finally released from custody with the well wishes of the judge.


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