Three Nigerians have been caught in various parts of India for possession of hard drugs.
Two Nigerians were arrested in Siolim, Panaji, capital of Goa by the Anti-Narcotics Cell of Goa Police with 60.1 grams of cocaine and 15.3 grams of MDMA, together worth Rs 7.5 lakh or $2,000. The third Nigerian was picked up in Bangalore.
The accused arrested in Siolim were identified as Ifeanyi Obinna, 41 and Chidiebere Onuchukwu, 34.
The drugs were found in their rented room at Madlabhat, Siolim last week.
The ANC team led by PI Shitakant Nayak raided the rented room, based on information it had received, where they caught the duo with the narcotics.
Offences against the accused were registered under the NDPS Act and the duo were placed under arrest.