March 20, 2019

Bad Egg: Nigerian man arrested with cocaine in India

Bad Egg: Nigerian man arrested with cocaine in India

The police in the South District of India have arrested a 27-year-old Nigerian man identified as Joseph Uzoma, who allegedly trafficked 38 grams of cocaine into the country.

Uzoma was said to have been peddling the drugs in the Gurgaon, Noida and Delhi-NCR areas and was arrested in possession of the cocaine worth Rs 20 lakh (about N10.5M).

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According to the DC Police (South), Vijay Kumar, Uzoma was staying at Hauz Rani near Malviya Nagar, in a rented house at the time he was arrested following a tip-off.

“Last Sunday, we had received a tip-off that drug trafficker Joseph would come in a private taxi to supply cocaine near Hauz Rani bus stop.

A police team under the supervision of ACP Udaibir Singh and others was constituted to lay a trap at the bus stop. Following his arrival, he was arrested with 38 gram of fine quality cocaine valued at Rs 20 lakh in the international market,” Kumar said.

During interrogation, Uzoma reportedly disclosed that he had procured the drugs from a supplier in Noida, and also revealed that he used to hire a taxi driver to sell the cocaine in Delhi and NCR.

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Uzoma is said to have gotten into India on a student visa but instead indulged himself in illegal activities and finally started supplying cocaine and had also been involved in different crimes before his arrest.

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Isaac Dachen is the Editor-In-Chief at Sabinews. He is a graduate of English and Public Relations. A social critic and political analyst, he is also a big, big Arsenal fan.
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