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3 Nigerians arrested with narcotics in India

The crime branch of Chandigarh Police in India said it has arrested three foreigners after finding them in possession of 204.86 gm amphetamine drug on Monday.

According to Hindustan Times, police received secret information that three African nationals were coming to Chandigarh with large quantity of narcotics to be supplied in night clubs in Industrial Area, Phase 1.

The suspects are: Frank Nwokeji, Loua and Jack David llobi Tochukwu Devid, all hailing from Nigeria and residing in New Delhi. 

They were stopped near Haryana Roadways workshop in Industrial Area, Phase 1.

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On frisking them, the police team recovered 204.86 gm amphetamine drug from their possession and booked them under Sections 22 of the NDPS Act.

Police said all three had a criminal past. 

“They came to India on a short-term medical visa and got involved in drug peddling. Their visas had already expired. They purchased the drug from a supplier on cheap rate and were planning to sell it at a higher rate at night clubs in the Tricity area for quick money,” said a police official.

The police said the investigation into the case was ongoing, adding that authorities were hoping to crack down on more members of the drug syndicate.

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