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Diasporian News of Tuesday, 10 August 2021

Source: www.lindaikejisblog.com

Nigerian woman, one other arrested with 1.2kg of heroin in India

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The Khanna Police has arrested two persons, including a Nigerian woman and recovered a kilogram of heroin worth Rs 6 crore from them.

The Nigerian national identified as Princess Chinonye, residing at Uttam Nagar, New Delhi, and Palwinder Singh of Pandaw Nagar, New Delhi, were nabbed in Doraha, on Sunday, August 8.

"At a checkpost in front of FCI godown on GT Road in Doraha, a taxi (DL-01-ZD-1068) coming from Khanna side was stopped. The driver was identified as Palwinder and the passenger as Princess Chinonye.” Khanna SP (detective) Manpreet Singh said on Monday.

During checking, 1.200kg heroin, worth Rs 6 crore in international market, was found in a polyethene bag at the rear seat. Following the recovery, the two were arrested under the NDPS Act.

Police said Princess Chinonye revealed that she had got the consignment from Delhi and was going to supply it to a person of Amritsar. Earlier, they had delivered a consignment in Tarn Taran.

Cops said their record was being scanned to check whether the accused have a criminal record.