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Drugs worth Rs 70 lakh recovered, 3 arrested

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Parents' dictating behaviour push kids into drugsNew Delhi:- Fine quality of heroin and cocaine worth Rs 70 lakh has been recovered by Crime Branch with the arrest of three drug traffickers, including two Nigerian nationals, from different parts of the national capital.

A Nigerian national Darlington Chiemezie who lived locally at Mehrauli was under scanner due to reports on his drug trafficking activities. He was caught by a Crime Branch team near Chattarpur CNG station alongwith 104 gm of cocaine on October 26, said Ravindra Yadav, Joint Commissioner of Police(Crime Branch).

Darlington was in India for the second time for drug trafficking activities on the direction of his fellow country man Tony.

He recently procured drugs from another Nigerian Cheema for supply in RK Puram, Mehrauli and adjoining areas in south Delhi.

A Nizamuddin resident Dhobir was caught near Railway bridge on Bhairon Road, while going to deliver drug to a contact on October 26. Heroin weighing 170 gm was recovered from his possession, said the officer.

Another Nigerian national Israel Echem, was caught by a Crime Branch team on a tip off, near Outer Ring Road, Tilak Nagar Mod, and heroin weighing 260 gm was recovered from him on October 25, he said.

Israel came to India on his maiden visit six months back.

He came in touch with his fellow countryman John who was in drug trafficking and started supplying drugs to his contacts due to his need of money, he added.

PTI

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