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Crime & Punishment of Monday, 19 July 2021


Nigerian in India arrested with cocaine worth N18m

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The Anti-Narcotic Cell of Mumbai crime branch has detained a Nigerian national, Umunna Ndubuisi Williams and allegedly recovered 110 grams of cocaine worth Rs 33 lakh (N18,167,990.30)

The ANC officials stated that a police constable with the Azad Maidan unit received information about a foreign national coming to South Mumbai to make a drug deal.

The officials then laid a trap and caught hold of the accused.

The accused, a 44-year old, was arrested on Thursday, July 15, 2021.

According to the police, the arrested accused is a cloth trader and resident of sector 27, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai.

"We have seized 110 grams of cocaine worth Rs 33 lakh. He allegedly supplied the drugs to peddlers and customers in Mumbai.

"We are checking the supply chain of Williams," said Datta Nalawade, Deputy Commissioner of Police, ANC.

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