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Police arrest Nigerian drug peddler with cocaine worth over $4000 in India

By Sodiq Adewale Chocomilo

A yet-to-be identified Nigerian national has been arrested by the Tuling Police in Maharashtra, India on Thursday, October 8 for allegedly being in possession of 33 grams of cocaine.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the arrest was made in the Oswal Nagri area of Nalasopara, Mumbai based on specific input received by the police and cocaine worth Rs 3.33 lakhs was seized.

A case under the NDPS Act has been registered and further investigation is underway.

In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that a Nigerian man and his Indian girl friend have been arrested by the Cyber cell police in Bhopal, India for duping people on the pretext of sending them expensive gifts.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the suspect identified as Augustine Udekwe and Lalhmunsiyami were arrested from Delhi

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