Two Nigerian nationals have been arrested by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) of the Karnataka Police over alleged drug peddling and recovery of drugs worth ?5 lakh (N2,630,342.88) from them.
The suspects identified as Augustine Okafor, 38, and Achunike Nwafor,36, were arrested in Rabindranath Tagore near Nagar Police Station area on Sunday, February 21, while waiting in a car for their clients.
Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), Sandeep Patil on Monday, February 22 disclosed that “CCB of Karnataka arrested two Nigerian nationals for drug peddling in RT Nagar,”.
The officials recovered 20 grams of cocaine, 13 grams of ecstasy pills along with six mobile phones from them.
A case has been registered under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act and Foreigners Act while further investigation is underway.