Two Nigerian drug peddlers arrested in India, 254 grams of cocaine seized from their possession

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Photo: Two Nigerian drug peddlers arrested in India, 254 grams of cocaine seized from their possession

Two Nigerian drug peddlers and one from Ivory Coast, were arrested and 254 grams of cocaine worth 15 lakh was seized from their possession after a raid at their residence at Khadarbagh near Golconda in Hyderabad on Sunday night.

 

Excise sleuths arrested Zadi Pascal of Ivory Coast, Ugochukwu Chima Goodluck and Okoro Uchenna Samuel, both from Nigeria. Acting on specific information, the excise department’s enforcement wing raided a house located at Bahaduryarjung Colony in Khadarbagh, Golconda on Sunday night and arrested the trio in possession of 254 grams of cocaine.

 

“Apart from the contraband, we have also seized 3.2 lakh cash, which the accused have collected from clients by selling the drug. Our team has also seized three motorcycles and four cell phones from the accused,” deputy commissioner, excise, C Vivekananda Reddy, said.

 

On interrogation, Pascal confessed that he had been working for two groups of cocaine peddlers operating from Mumbai and…



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