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Two Nigerians arrested for trafficking in India

Two Nigerians arrested for trafficking in India

-Two Nigerian men were arrested in India

- The Nigerians were reportedly arrested on drug peddling charges

- Austin and Edeh claimed they were supplied from across the Indian border

NAIJ.com gathered that two Nigerian men were arrested from Vikaspuri, New Delhi, India, after they were caught peddling hard drugs.

According to the Hindustan Times, the men identified as Austin and Edeh, were arrested after a man identified as Balbir Singh, confessed that they had been supplying him.

Reports reveal that Austin had even married an Indian woman after migrating to India five years ago.

Two Nigerians arrested in India

Two Nigerians identified as Austin and Edeh were arrested by Indian police

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The culprits admitted that they were indeed trafficking, revealing that they had buried 1kg of heroin at a place called Chowkiman and another packet was hidden near a platform in Mullanpur.

The Deputy Inspector General (DIG), Ludhiana, Virinder Singh Hayer, confirmed the recovery, he said:

"Police have recovered the heroin from the two places. The accused covered their illegal acts by presenting themselves as businessmen dealing in spare parts of vehicles. A car has also been recovered from them."

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Austin and Edeh said they got the drugs from a 'mastermind' who supplies them from across the border.

The DIG says a case has been opened under the NDPS Act, while they are trying to track the 'masterminds'.

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