Nigerian man apprehended with 55gm of banned substance in India

A 35-year-old Nigerian man identified as Vitalis Okolie, has been arrested by the police in India for allegedly trafficking 55 grams of hard drugs.Mumbai Anti Narcotics Cell Senior Inspector, NB Kolhatkar, who disclosed this to newsmen on Monday, July 27, said acting on a tip-off, a trap was laid near a fast food joint in Kalamboli on Saturday evening July 25.

Vitalis reportedly fell for the trap and he was nabbed with 55 grams of methaqualone, a sedative-hypnotic drug.Okolie, who stays in Santacruz in neighboring Mumbai, has been charged under the NDPS Act. He has been remanded in police custody.

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