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Nigerian man arrested with drugs worth N10m in India

Written by Rey Jeremiah

The Mumbai zonal unit of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested a Nigerian National with mephedrone (MD) worth Rs 20 lakh (10,375,087.21)

The accused identified as Kenneth Ezi was arrested from semi-forest area in Kharghar, Navi Mumbai on Sunday, March 28.

According to a press release issued on Tuesday, March 30, by NCB Mumbai on its continuous operations against drug suppliers and peddlers, the officials acting on specific information conducted searches at semi-forest area near sector 32 of Kharghar on Sunday and intercepted the Nigerian national.

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“NCB Mumbai searched the semi-forest area near Sector 32, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, and intercepted the accused after chasing him approx two kilometres by foot. During a personal search of Ezi, 200 grams of Mephedrone was found in his possession. NCB Mumbai registered the case in crime No 29/2021.” the press release stated.

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Following the seizure the accused was booked under the relevant sections of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act. He was produced before the court and sent to police custody.

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