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Nigerian Man Arrested With Cocaine In India

Posted by Amarachi on Mon 02nd Dec, 2019 -

A Nigerian man has been arrested in India after being found in possession of substance suspected to be cocaine.

File photo: Indian Police

File photo: Indian Police


The India Police in Panaji, Goa have arrested a Nigerian drug dealer Chinedu Onyedinma after a one kilometre chase on foot.

According to Times of India, policemen chased the 39 year-old Nigerian on foot. They found in his possession 10.48g of cocaine, worth $1,115 (80,000 Rupees).

Onyedinma was the second Nigerian to be arrested by the crime branch team in two days.

On Saturday, the team also arrested 43-year-old Lucky Ekoemeye in Morjim, with 8g cocaine.

He was arrested based on a tip-off.

Onyedinma was also arrested based on a tip off, the paper reports.

The police got information that that he would be delivering narcotics near the Parra junction on Sunday. Onyedinma arrived on a scooter to meet a police ambush. Seeing the police, he abandoned the scooter and chose to escape on foot. The police pursued him.

The report said he had confessed his drug business.

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