Haryana Police has arrested two Nigerian – 1 kg 3 gram heroin recovered – valued around Rs five crore


TODAY EXPRESS NEWS : Panchkula-August 19 – The Special Task Force (STF) of Haryana Police has arrested two Nigerian nationals after 1 kg 3 gram heroin valued around Rs five crore in international market was recovered from them from near Indian Academy, Sirohal Road, IFFCO Chowk, Gurugram.

While stating this here today, a spokesman of Police Department said arrested accused have been identified as Yao and Okelie of Nigeria. Both presently residing in Hastsal Vihar area of Delhi’s Uttam Nagar.

During interrogation, the accused revealed that they used to smuggle heroin from South Africa, Mexico and Peru and supplied it in India to the states of Delhi, Gurugram, Punjab and Haryana. He said that a team of STF got a secret information that two foreigner were roaming near IFFCO chowk with an intention to supply heroin. Acting swiftly, STF team nabbed both the accused and recovered 1 kg 3 gram heroin from them.

He said that both the accused are being interrogated deeply and many other cases can be unearthed with their arrest. A case under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act has been registered against both and police is investigating the source of drug suppliers and involvement of foreign national. Others involved in this racket would be nabbed soon.

Meanwhile, Director General of Police, Mr. B.S. Sandhu appreciated the efforts being made by STF. He said that Police would not allow drug menace in the state and stern action would be taken against those who are doing or supporting such evil practices. Citizen should come forward and share the information related to drug peddlers with the police, he added.

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