Nigerian Man was arrested in India as he caught moving 155.5 grams of cocaine inside the country.
The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Bengaluru on Wednesday, July 25, arrested the Nigerian man with 155.5 grams of cocaine which was being transported from Mumbai to the city.
The accused recognized as Oz. Chukwudu, 30, was intercepted by the NCB sleuths when he disembarked from a sleeper bus from Mumbai to Bengaluru.
With specific info of cocaine smuggling, the NCB team was ready for his arrival from Mumbai.
Chukwudu, who didn’t have a passport and other paperwork, was carrying a polythene bag with 11 capsules which contained cocaine.
The drug was delivered to Mumbai by an unidentified man hiding it in his abdomen and was later handed over to Chukwudu to be delivered to Bengaluru.
Based on a press release by the NCB, Bengaluru, the worth of the contraband is alleged to be around Rs 93 lakh within the international market.
“Based on examination, he was arrested under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act,” stated Sunil Kumar Sinha, zonal director, NCB, Bengaluru.
He was brought before the court yesterday, Thursday, July 26.