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Two Nigerians Have Been Detained for Selling Cocaine in India


Police went into a house to raid in Puppalguda following a tip-off that led to the arrest of two Nigerian businessmen and an indigenous woman who has already been charged with the selling of cocaine in Hyderabad, India.

The Indian Police has seized 80 gm of cocaine that worth Rs 4 lakh from arrested businessmen Idhu Pius (45), Emmanuel Umudu (43) and the wife of Umudu, Leela Shiva Kumar, a finance consultant.

Emmanuel and Iduh had migrated to India on business visas and had been involved in the peddling of the narcotic in Mumbai. In December last, Emmanuel married Leela.

A few months ago, a 30-year-old Nigerian man by name Basil Okonkwo Ndubisi has been detained by the police in India for trafficking in Cocaine and other related hard drugs.

Indian Times has reported that the suspect, who is also known as Kelvin was detained alongside his Indian partner, Abbas Mustan Seer Zanjeer Barwala, who hails from Mumbai but lives in Adugodi, following a tip-off.

Sources gathered that various narcotic substances were seized from all the suspects, in a raid in their apartment, they have been used as their hideout in selling drugs in the area.

Indian Times reports that the police has received a tip-off about two people that sell narcotic substances to college students and software professionals and during the raid on the apartment, police seized 5 grams of crack Cocaine, 4.2 kg of Marijuana and 120 gram of charas.

A spokesperson for the police who confirmed the arrest of Ndubuisi said:

“Ndubisi had come to India on a student visa which had expired and he had not renewed it. In 2015, he was arrested by the Mico Layout police for selling drugs and the trial is on.

Barwala had joined Ndubisi to make easy money by selling drugs in small sachets at higher prices. Another Nigerian was supplying them narcotics, and efforts are on to nab him.”


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