A 60-year-old Nigerian nationwide was arrested close to Mumbai Central railway station allegedly with 130 grams of cocaine price Rs 39 lakh within the illicit market, an Anti Narcotics Cell official mentioned on Saturday.
Chima Collins Ejiofor alias Musiliu, presently dwelling in New Delhi, was caught on a tip off by officers of the ANC`s Worli unit on Friday night, the official mentioned, including that the accused had claimed he had procured the contraband from Kharghar in Navi Mumbai.
Additionally learn: Mumbai Crime: Nigerian held with medication price Rs 55 lakh
ANC Deputy Commissioner of Police Datta Nalawade mentioned a probe was underway to search out out the supply of the cocaine and likewise different individuals concerned on this peddling community.
Traffickers hailing from Nigeria have shifted base to Navi Mumbai and Thane areas like Kharghar, Vashi, Koparkhairane, Panvel, Ulwe, Mira Highway and Nalasopara, from the place they provide medication to peddlers within the metropolis, he mentioned.
This story has been sourced from a 3rd celebration syndicated feed, businesses. Mid-day accepts no duty or legal responsibility for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and knowledge of the textual content. Mid-day administration/mid-day.com reserves the only real proper to change, delete or take away (with out discover) the content material in its absolute discretion for any motive in any way.[email protected]. The content will be deleted within 8 hours. (maybe within Minutes)