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Alleged Nigerian drug dealer arrested in India with six kilograms of heroin

The Special Cell of the Delhi Police last Friday, arrested two alleged drug peddlers including a Nigerian national.

The police recovered over six kilograms of high quality heroin from their possession.

The accused were identified as 24-year-old Nigerian national Emma, who has been in India from 2017 on a tourist visa and Pannalal alias Vinod (38) an Uttarakhand resident.

According to the police, Emma has been involved in drug peddling for two years. However, Vinod has been peddling drugs for over 15 years. He had developed good connections with people selling drugs in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur.

The accused were arrested from the district park in Paschim Vihar, where Vinod was supposed to meet Ema to deliver a consignment.

The trap to nab the duo was laid after the police received a tip-off about a drug trafficker reaching the place to deliver a consignment.

Briefing about the arrest, the deputy commissioner of police, Special Cell, Sanjeev Kumar Yadav, said,

“The department had information about Vinod reaching Paschim Vihar to deliver the drugs. Before the operation, we had also identified Emma”

Story: Linda Ikeji

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