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Nigerian held with cocaine worth Rs 3.13 lakh

Nigerian held with cocaine worth Rs 3.13 lakh

Thane, Jan 26 (UNI) The Navi Mumbai police arrested a 22-year-old Nigerian and seized 26 gm of cocaine worth Rs 3.13 lakh, the police said on Sunday.

"Acting on a tip off, the officials of the department kept a tight vigil at Koparkhairne on the evening of Friday and spotted the accused walking towards a joint. He was proceeding towards the joint to sell the cocaine but the police swooped on him and pinned him down, and a subsequent search revealed that he was carrying the Cocaine with him", Navi Mumbai Zone-1 Deputy Commissioner of police Pankaj Dahane said.

The accused has been identified as Ikkechukku Precious Onedikachi.

An offense under the NDPS act has been registered against the accused with the Koparkhairne police and further probe has been initiated to find out the source of the narcotics and the people involved with the accused.


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