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Two Nigerian nationals arrested in India with drugs

The Central Crime Branch (CCB) of the Karnataka Police has arrested two Nigerian nationals for alleged drug peddling and recovered drugs worth ?5 lakh (N2,630,342.88) from them.

The accused identified as Augustine Okafor, 38, and Achunike Nwafor,36, were arrested in Rabindranath Tagore near Nagar Police Station area on Sunday, February 21, while waiting in a car for their clients. 

"CCB of Karnataka arrested two Nigerian nationals for drug peddling in RT Nagar," said Sandeep Patil, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) on Monday, February 22. 

The officials recovered 20 grams of cocaine, 13 grams of ecstasy pills along with six mobile phones from them. 

A case has been registered under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act and Foreigners Act while further investigation is underway.

Loveth Ogedegbe: Monday, 22 February 2021 at 2/22/2021 03:59:00 pm


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