Nigerian National Arrested In India With 38 Gram Cocaine
A 27-year-old Nigerian national who used to supply
cocaine in Gurgaon, Noida and Delhi-NCR has been arrested by the south
The police have seized 37.5-gram cocaine worth of Rs 20 lakh from the possession of the accused identified as Joseph Uzoma.
Uzoma was staying at Hauz Rani near Malviya Nagar in a rented house.
“Last Sunday, we had received a tip-off that drug
trafficker Joseph would come in a private taxi to supply cocaine near
Hauz Rani bus stop. A police team under the supervision of ACP Udaibir
Singh and others was constituted to lay a trap at the bus stop.
Following his arrival, he was arrested with 38 gram of fine quality
cocaine valued at Rs 20 lakh in the international market,” said Vijay
Kumar, DCPolice (South).
During interrogation, Uzoma disclosed that he had
procured the contraband from a supplier in Noida. He also revealed that
he used to hire a taxi driver to sell the cocaine in Delhi and NCR.
Uzoma had come to India on a student visa but indulged
himself in illegal activities and finally started supplying cocaine. He
was also found involved in the same nature of crime earlier.