2.14.2021

Two Nigerians arrested in India with drugs that worth N7m

Two Nigerians arrested in India with drugs that worth N7m

According to the reports from The Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Karnataka in Bengaluru, Karnataka it was stated that Two Nigerian men has being arrested in India over drug peddling and seized a stash of cocaine and ecstasy valued at Rs 15 lakh (N7,875,969.26)


The Two suspects who were arrested are identified as John Egwuatu Chinedu, 28 and Vincent Ejimofor, 37.

It was stated that the two residents of B Channasandra in Ramamurthynagar were arrested on Saturday, February 13, 2021, near a police station in the area.

A team from the Anti-Narcotics Wing of the CCB searched a house rented by John, seized 60 gms of cocaine and 10 gms of ecstasy, and also arrested them for storing and selling drugs.


According to the Police, It was stated that the two Nigerian men supplied drugs at parties attended by businessmen, students and techies, police said.

Police also said the the Nigerians, who have overstayed their visas, had plans to distribute the drugs during Valentine’s Day.

“The cocaine is of A-grade quality, for which they charge Rs 7,000-8,000 for one gram. The ecstasy’s quality is yet to be ascertained,” police said.

A case has been registered and further investigation is underway.

Two Nigerians arrested in India with drugs that worth N7m

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