Police arrest Nigerian man, one other over alleged possession of drugs worth over N500000 in India
India police have arrested and detained two men including a Nigerian national from Rasayani in Maharashtra’s Raigad district over alleged possession of drugs.
The police disclosed that the suspects were nabbed on Thursday and Mephedrone and ganja collectively worth Rs 1.11 lakh (580,381.770) were seized from them.
Raigad Superintendent of Police Ashok Dudhe said the accused have been booked under sections of the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.
Police said the accused could be linked to an international drug syndicate.
In other news, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that Indian Police have arrested three Nigerians and one Sierra Leonean for cyber fraud.
The arrest was made possible after a 30-year-old hotel manager from Chembur, who had been looking to move abroad, saw an email from the “Hilton hotel in Canada” on January 15 offering him a job.
He had been looking for a job in a foreign hotel through various portals. He was immediately sent an appointment letter and asked to contact “diplomat Mark Brown”.
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