21-year-old Nigerian man arrested with heroin in India
Police in India have arrested a 21-year-old Nigerian man for allegedly being in possession of 265gm of heroin.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the suspect identified as Nonso is said to be an indigene of Anambra state and he was arrested at Ziri market near Sector 39 roundabout on Tuesday afternoon.
According to findings, Nonso got to India via a business visa two months ago and had been staying in Delhi.
Nonso revealed to India police after series of interrogation that he came to Chandigarh in the search of customers in view of Christmas and New Year holiday.
He further disclosed that he was told by an associate that Chandigarh had a good potential market for heroin.
The Nigerian man also revealed that he procured the narcotics from one of his countrymen living at Uttam Nagar in Delhi. Nonso was reportedly arraigned in a local court on Wednesday December 25, after failing to produce a passport, visa or any other document regarding his stay in India or Chandigarh.