A Nigerian national simply identified as Ifeanyi has been reportedly arrested by the Jalandhar police, in India with heroin worth Rs 1.35 crore from the Urban Estate area.
According to report, the accused who had come to India on a tourist visa but later stayed back and got involved in the drug peddling business was part of a major network running from Delhi that has spread its branches to various states, including Punjab.
Ajayveer, CIA in-charge Inspector disclosed that since the international peddlers destroyed their original documents, including passport, it becomes difficult for the police to know their real identity, but since Ifeanyi was sent to remand, the police is expected to dig out more details about the network being operated here from Ifeanyi and his associates.
Ajayvir added that with the sealing of the international border with Pakistan, the drug peddlers are now following the reverse route that runs from Delhi to Punjab. 5 held with 150 boxes of ‘palti’ liquor.