Nigerian drug peddler arrested in Hyderabad
The police seized 30 gm of MDMA (narcotic drug), four cell phones, Rs 4,000 cash and foreign currency
HYDERABAD: Sleuths of Hyderabad Narcotic Enforcement Wing (H-NEW), along with the Narayanguda Police, apprehended a Nigerian national for peddling drugs. The police seized 30 gm of MDMA (narcotic drug), four cell phones, Rs 4,000 cash besides a few notes of foreign currency, all worth about Rs 3,00,000.
The arrest was made at Niyaz Khana near King Koti Hospital under the Narayanguda Police Station limits.
According to a Hyderabad police press note, the Nigerian, Osigwe Chukwuemeka James (37), who was illegally residing in Hyderabad, secured narcotic substances from Goa before selling them in Hyderabad. As of now, 108 of his customers were identified and the search for other consumers was going on. This was not the first time he was caught by the police. When he was apprehended by the Goa police and the Hyderabad police earlier, he showed fake passports and documents and ensured his release.
The Hyderabad City Police once again appealed to the youth/students not to fall prey to drugs and requested the parents to keep a watch on the activities of their children. The police asked the public to feel free and approach the police or pass information on phone no. 9490616688 to curtail such anti-social activities and strive for a drug-free city.