Police arrest Nigerian pharmacy student for drug smuggling in India, recover 15.56 grams of heroin
The anti-narcotics cell of Panchkula in Haryana, India has arrested a Nigerian student for allegedly supplying heroin to drug peddlers.
Nwosu Echezoma (alias Amaica), a 29-year-old Nigerian national, was arrested on Sunday, February 12, 2023.
The accused was also found with Heroin weighing in at 15.56 gm. He is currently pursuing BPharma from a college located in Mullana. Ambala said police
His arrest came on the disclosure of Surajpal Singh, alias Robin, 34, a resident of Zirakpur, who was caught with 8.78 gm heroin near the Amartex showroom on February 9, 2023.
Singh was booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act and taken on two-day police remand. During interrogation, he revealed the source of the drugs, leading to Nwosu’s arrest.
“The Nigerian national used to source drugs from Delhi and supplied them in and around Ambala. A court sent him to two-day police remand. He will be questioned further to unearth his network, police said.