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Photo: 35-year-old Nigerian national arrested in India for drug peddling


Central Crime Branch officials in Bengali,  India has arrested a 35-year-old Nigerian national for drug peddling and recovered 33 grams of MDMA and cocaine worth Rs 2 lakh from his possession.

The accused has been identified as Tony Lucky, a native of Enugu State. He was residing in Brindavan Nagar near Bagalur Main Road.

Based on a tip-off, a team of CCB sleuths raided a house in Brindavan Nagar on Thursday,  August 1, and caught Lucky red-handed with the drugs.

Preliminary investigation revealed that Lucky had come to the city on a visiting visa and started selling drugs by sourcing it from his contacts in other metro cities.

He used to travel to Navi Mumbai regularly and is suspected to have a larger network.

The accused has been booked under the NDPS Act.