5 Nigerian Drug Traffickers Arrested In India And Malaysia


A 35-year-old Nigerian, Uche Sylvester, who used to
traffic drugs between Mumbai and Delhi, was arrested in the capital and 100
grams of cocaine was recovered from him, the Times of India reported on Sunday.

Sylvester was arrested near the Delhi airport on Thursday while returning from Mumbai, police said on Friday.


Indian
Narcotics Control Bureau had earlier arrested three Nigerians for allegedly
trying to smuggle out heroin worth Rs 2.50
crore from the Asian country.

Ude Chidi and Obumuneme Nwachukwu were
arrested in New Delhi in separate alleged drug smuggling attempts.

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Also,
Ikechukuri Otuata, (32) was arrested after he was found in possession of 64g of
cannabis.

He was arrested on Friday at the Saligao junction during
routine late-night patrol by police sub-inspector Akshay Amonkar.

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Since
he was behaving suspiciously, the police team detained him for questioning and a
search resulted in the discovery of 64g of cannabis from him.

Otuata
was later detained in police custody for further investigation.

Meanwhile, a 27-year-old Nigerian registered as a student of a private
college in Kuala Lumpur since June last year, was found with 0.85kg of methamphetamine concealed in a special compartment
in his laptop bag, New Straits Times reported
on Sunday.

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Malaysian custom chief Siti Baya said the man was detained by
Customs when his laptop bag showed a suspicious image when it was scanned on his
arrival from Lagos.

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