PHOTOS: Nigerian arrested in India with drugs worth N161 million

Chinedu Peter Okafor: arrested in India for drugs [Photo credit: NAN]

A Nigerian drug trafficker has been arrested in Gujarat India, with narcotics worth over $525,000.

The 27-year-old Nigerian, identified as Chinedu Okafor, was travelling from Delhi to Goa when he was nabbed on the Madgoan Rajdhani Express train.

He had frequented the route and triggered suspicions before his arrest by operatives of the Narcotics Control Bureau.

Both the Times of India and Deshgujarat.com said upon searching the Nigerian an assortment of drugs was found on him, hidden in his bag and shoes. Found was 843gm of methamphetamine, 255gm of cocaine and 65 gm of ecstasy tablets.

The street value of the drugs, was estimated at 3.5Crores, about $525,000.

Indian law enforcement agents have repeatedly arrested Nigerians in connection with drug trafficking and fraud in the country, bringing huge shame to Nigerians in that country and at home.

Drugs he hid in the sole of his shoe
Drugs he hid in the sole of his shoe
Drugs found in Chinedu's possession
Drugs found in Chinedu’s possession

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