A 30-year-old Nigerian man was arrested with 155.5 grams of cocaine which was being transported from Mumbai to Bengalaru in India on Wednesday.
The accussed identified as Ozy Chukwudi was intercepted by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) when he disembarked from a bus in the city. NCB had earlier gotten specific information of cocaine smuggling and they were waiting for his arrival.
According to a press release by the NCB Zonal director, Bengalaru, Sumil Kumar, “the value of the contraband is said to be around Rs 93 lakh ( about N49 million) in the international market.
“Based on examination, he was arrested under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act,” said Sunil Kumar Sinha, zonal director, NCB, Bengaluru.