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Delhi Police arrests Nigerian; heroin worth Rs 20 crore seized

Prime News, National, International, New Delhi, May 8:- A Nigerian national was arrested for allegedly supplying heroin to drug dealers here and four kg of the narcotic, worth Rs 20 crore, was seized from him, police said on Monday.

Oliver Chijike Iheanacho was arrested from the Majnu Ka Tila area on the Ring Road in north Delhi, they said.

Four kilogram of heroin, worth Rs 20 crore in the international market, was seized from him, police added.

He was nabbed on the intervening night of May 1 and 2, they said. During interrogation, he revealed that he used to receive heroin from his associates based in Afghanistan, said PS Kushwah, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell).

The seized heroin was to be delivered to a Punjab-based drug dealer, they said. The heroin was smuggled into India from Afghanistan through Pakistan and Jammu and Kashmir.

These couriers used to hand over the heroin to him in Delhi and he used to further supply it to drug dealers in Delhi and Punjab, said the DCP. –(Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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