Thursday, April 15, 2021

2 Nigerians arrested in India for heroin trafficking


Jaafar Jaafar
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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The police in India have arrested two Nigerians for allegedly smuggling two kilogrammes of heroin into the country.

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The two suspects arrested in New Delhi, the country’s capital were identified as Austin and Edeh Sunday Chukwudi.

The duo reportedly operates a drug network in Punjab, Tribune India reports.

According to the police, the suspects covered their acts of smuggling by parading themselves as businessmen dealing in import and export of spare parts.

During interrogation, the accused told the police that one packet containing 1 kg heroin was buried in a deserted place “near a brick-kiln at Chaunkimaan” and another packet near the abandoned railway platform of Mullanpur railway station.

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The police recovered both packets.

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