Nige­rian ar­rested for drug ped­dling

The New Indian Express - - CHENNAI -

Chen­nai: A 36-year-old Nige­rian was ar­rested on Satur­day by Nar­cotics In­tel­li­gence Bureau CID sleuths, al­legedly for ped­dling drugs in re­sorts along the East Coast Road. The man was iden­ti­fied as Ikechukwu (36), who had come to In­dia three years back. NIB CID sleuths said Ikechukwu had come to In­dia in 2015 and his visa had al­ready ex­pired. For a short pe­riod, he en­gaged in banyan and t-shirts ex­port busi­ness in Tirup­pur along with a few other Nige­rian friends. Last year, Ikechukwu came to Chen­nai and was al­legedly in­volved in drug ped­dling, tar­get­ing col­lege stu­dents and soft­ware engi­neers.

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