Two Nigerian nationals were arrested in India for drug smuggling
Two Nigerian nationals were arrested by the Haryana State Narcotic Control Bureau on charges of drug smuggling. They were found with 94 gm of heroin and 10 gm of ICE (methamphetamine), according to police on Monday, February 20, 2023.
The arrested accused are Stanley Okorie and Christopher, both currently residing in Delhi.
Verinder Saini (Deputy Superintendent of Police, Haryana State Narcotic Control Bureau) briefed journalists that the accused had been arrested in Delhi on Sunday. They will be presented before the court, where the police will ask for their remand for further questioning.
He said the team had already arrested two persons, Deepak of Jhajjar district with 50.47 gm heroin and Amritpal of Kishangarh, Chandigarh, in this case.
Accused Deepak and Amritpal were arrested on February 16 and 18, respectively, and during their interrogation, they revealed that they had bought the drug from Stanley Okorie and Christopher.
Tracking their links, the police team reached Delhi and arrested the Nigerian nationals. He said they had been registered under the NDPS Act at Ram Nagar police station in Karnal and the police will also investigate their previous criminal record.