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Nigerian national arrested with drugs worth N331m in India

Nigerian national arrested with drugs worth N331m in India

In its crackdown in opposition to the drug peddlers, the Anti Narcotics Call (ANC) of Mumbai crime department arrested a Nigerian nationwide with a contraband substance value ?6.04 crore (N331,357,767.84) 

 

The accused Inusa Godwin alias John, 36, was apprehended with over 2 kilograms of methaqualone, a leisure drug.

 

The accused is a recognized peddler and was beforehand arrested by Azad Maidan and Ghatkopar ANC unit and one other by Sonegaon police in Nagpur for comparable offences, officers mentioned on Thursday. 

 

According to the officers, ANC officers of Kandivali unit acquired a tip-off {that a} drug peddler would come to Aarey Road in suburban Goregaon, accordingly, they laid a lure.

 

In the afternoon, a Nigerian nationwide was seen within the space loitering suspiciously carrying a bag.

 

“He was apprehended over suspicion and during his search methaqualone weighing over 2.014 kilogram was recovered,” mentioned Datta Nalawade, Deputy commissioner of police (ANC).

 

In the worldwide market the worth of the contraband substance is over Rs 6 crore, an official added.

 

Following the seizure, Godwin was booked below the provisions of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act and was produced earlier than the court docket which remanded him to police custody.

 

The drug is addictive in nature and initially used to deal with sleep problem and anxiousness later it was getting used as a leisure drug. Over dose of methaqualone might end in a coma and even demise in some instances, mentioned officers.

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