Nigerian arrested for peddling cocaine in New Delhi

Jan 03, 2019, 08:15 IST | PTI

The accused was identified as Joseph Uzoma, a resident of Malviya Nagar and native of Nigeria, they said

Nigerian arrested for peddling cocaine in New Delhi
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A Nigerian national has been arrested for allegedly supplying cocaine in the national capital region, police said Wednesday. The accused was identified as Joseph Uzoma, a resident of Malviya Nagar and native of Nigeria, they said.

On Sunday, police received information that Uzoma, who was involved in supply of cocaine, would come to Hauz Rani Bus Stop. Police laid a trap and arrested the accused, a senior police officer said.

Total 37.5 gram of cocaine worth Rs 20 lakh in the international market was recovered from his possession, police added.

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