A Nigerian man has been arrested in India for being in possession of 265gm of heroin. The 21-year-old Nigerian man said to be indigene of Anambra state, was identified simply as Nonso.
The suspect who was arrested at Ziri market near Sector 39 roundabout on Tuesday afternoon, arrived in India on business visa two months back and had been staying in Delhi.
Upon being interrogated, Nonso said he came to Chandigarh in the search of customers in view of Christmas and New Year holiday. He further disclosed that he was told by an associate that Chandigarh had a good potential market for heroin.
The Nigerian man also revealed that he procured the narcotics from one of his countrymen living at Uttam Nagar in Delhi. Nonso was reportedly arraigned in a local court on Wednesday December 25, after failing to produce a passport, visa or any other document regarding his stay in India or Chandigarh.
Story: Linda Ikeji