Mumbai: Nigerian national held with cocaine worth Rs 1.5 crore

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Mumbai, Mar 24 (PTI) A 35-year-old Nigerian national was arrested here on Wednesday for alleged possession of cocaine worth Rs 1.5 crore, an official from the Anti-Narcotic Cell (ANC) said.

A team from the Azad Maidan unit of the ANC nabbed Chikuameka Emmanuel Envonko from Agripada locality in the early hours of the day, the official said.

Based on a tip-off, a trap was laid near a civic school and the accused was apprehended when he came to deliver 500 gm of cocaine worth Rs 1.5 crore, he said.

The accused, a resident of Juhi Nagar area of Navi Mumbai, has been booked under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act and Foreign National Act, the official added. PTI ZA ARU ARU