Police arrest Nigerian man, Indian woman with illicit drugs in India

A Nigerian man and an Indian woman have been arrested in Delhi for allegedly being in possession of 10.5 kg of amphetamine, an illicit drug in the international market, India’s Railway Police Force said on Wednesday.

The suspects, Nigeria’s, Cheema Vitalis (40) and the Indian, Srimathi (25), a resident of Delhi, were earlier  arrested on Tuesday when they were trying to board a train from New Delhi railway station for Bengaluru, the security officials said.

“During checking, a 10.5 kg of amphetamine worth Rs 10 crore in the international market was recovered from their bags.

“The drug was being taken to Bengaluru city for rave parties,” the police said.

An FIR (First Information Report) against them had been registered under various sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, the report said.

The police added that further investigation was underway. (ANI/NAN)

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