Nigerian, 3 others arrested in India
According to the India Times, the arrests were made after a tip-off by the local people.
The newspaper company reported that Balwinder Singh and Surender Singh came to Delhi and had procured a big consignment of heroin from African nationals from Dwarka and were to supply heroin near Rohini jail.
API Wagh, an Assistant Police Inspector, disclosed that 4 kilograms of heroin were recovered from the men.
Other items include a car, several mobile handsets along with SIM cards, which they use for their illicit business.
“The international value of recovered heroin is over Rs 16 crores,”
“Police formed two teams conducted simultaneous raids at both the hideouts in Dwarka and Gurgaon.
“During this operation, the main kingpin of this cartel, Nigeria’s Michael Chinedu Chukwudi was nabbed from his rented house in Gurgaon and one kg heroin was recovered from him. Two passports were also recovered from his apartment.
“In the other raid at other rented house of the said Nigerian, two more passports from Tanzania and South Africa having photographs of his wife Catherine Leonard Mrope were recovered.
“Fake passport of South Africa was also having stickers of fake visa of India and fake immigration stamps.
“His wife, Catherine Leonard Mrope was also arrested for illegally staying in India and for forgery and possession of fake passport and other incriminating documents.
Investigations revealed that Chukwudi, had been supplying heroine to Balwinder and Surender.
He reportedly gets his supplies from another Nigerian man.