Nigerian man and woman arrested for drug trafficking in India

Two Nigerian nationals and one Sierra Leone woman suspected to be members of an international drug gang, were arrested by the Special Cell of the Delhi Police.

On Thursday, October 12, a team from the special Cell carried out a raid nera Shiv Murti, Rangpuri, where two of the suspects, Paul and Peace, were arrested.

The suspects, Paul Joy from Sierra Leone, Peace Ilobe and Stephen, both from Nigeria, were found to be residing in the country without legal authorization, according to the Police.

The Special Cell team received a tipoff and promptly carried out the raid that led to the arrest.

The police retrieved and seized counterfeit visas and passports from the suspects.

Further interrogation revealed it was the two women who obtained the methaqualone consignment from Stephen.

He was arrested and also taken into custody in the Mohan Garden area of Uttam Nagar in Delhi

A significant quantity of illicit substances, including 6.044 kg of methaqualone and 2.058 kg of heroin, were confiscated by the Police from the suspects.

The estimation of these drugs is over Rs 40 crore in the international market.

Currently, The suspects are into custody on various charges which include forgery, impersonation, cheating, graithing, and possession of forged documents

Based on current investigations, the three accused have actively been involved in drug trafficking for two years.