Two Nigerian Women Arrested With 700g Of Heroine In India
Two Nigerian women have been arrested with 700grammes of heroine in Khanna, India.
The Times of India reports that according to the sub-inspector, Ajmer Singh, both accused women identified as Hope and Lisa were arrested from GT road, Khanna on Wednesday, when they alighted from a vehicle.
“The women alighted from a vehicle and were walking towards Gobindgarh, when the police team stopped them. On frisking, the police recovered 400g heroin from Hope and 300g heroin from Lisa” the report says.
The accused at present are residing in New Delhi.
Only in April, the police in Mumbai, India arrested a Nigerian man identified as Oliver Diba Nikki with hard drugs worth Rs 30.20 lakh (N16.4 million).
Nikki had been arrested in Andheri West in Mumbai with 200 grammes of mephedrone and 34 grammes of cocaine.
The 42-year-old Nigerian, police sources said was arrested from a bus stop near Azad Nagar metro station by the Marol unit of the Anti-Narcotics Cell.
“He has told us he was released in December 2021 in an NDPS Act case and had gone back to drug peddling. We seized 200 grammes of mephedrone and 34 grammes of cocaine cumulatively valued at Rs 30.20 lakh from him,” the policeman had added.