Nigerian national held for supplying heroin

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Written by Sukhbir Siwach | Chandigarh |
February 25, 2021 9:26:22 am

Haryana, Nigerian national held for supplying heroin, Nigerian national heroin, heroin supply, Haryana police, Indian expressThe SP further said that immigration authorities have been informed. (Representational)

HARYANA POLICE are probing a suspected case of illegal migration of a Nigerian to India from Bangladesh. The Nigerian national, Joel Obi, was arrested from Delhi in connection with a case of “heroin supply” on February 16 and was sent to a Hisar jail in judicial custody on February 22.

“He doesn’t have any visa to visit India. He was having an expired Bangladeshi visa. It is a suspected case of illegal migration of Nigerian into India from Bangladesh,” Fatehabad SP Rajesh Kumar told The Indian Express Tuesday. The SP further said that immigration authorities have been informed.

Initially, the police in Fatehabad had arrested a local resident Vikas alias Doka with 35gram heroin and 11 kg ganja on February 14. According to the police, it had received inputs that Vikas was selling drugs in Kabir Basti of Fatehabad. “He disclosed the source of heroin as a Nigerian person in Delhi who was subsequently arrested from Vipin Garden in Uttam Nagar of Delhi,” the SP added.

Ganja smuggled to Haryana from Visakhapatnam

Police have recovered around 201 kg ganja smuggled to Fatehabad (Haryana) from Visakhapatnam (Andhra, while arresting Ramniwas aka Kala and Dharamvir Singh.

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