28th November, 2021
Another Nigerian, Kehinde Sadiq Idris, 26, has been arrested by the Prune City Police in India for alleged possession of cocaine worth Rs 3.46 lakh (N1.9m).
It was gathered that a patrolling team of the Anti-Narcotics Cell and Uttamnagar police station intercepted a two-wheeler at Kutje around 2 am on Saturday.
The Indian Express reports that when the two-wheeler rider tried to escape from the spot, cops nabbed him.
It said during searches, they recovered 23.9 grams of cocaine worth Rs 3,46,350 from his possession.
Police also seized his vehicle, two cell phones and cash of Rs 6,000 from him.
The online portal said an offence was lodged against him at the Uttamnagar police station under sections of the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.
Police Inspector Vinayak Gaikwad said the accused has been arrested earlier in a case of illegal drugs trade.