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Two Nigerians held with ganja

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

The Police have arrested two Nigerian men for allegedly possessing marijuana worth Rs 15,000 from the tourism village of Calangute.

The duo, identified as Mikel Okoro (32) and Adeleke Khalid (38) were also booked under Foreigners Act after they were found to be staying in without valid documents.


"The information was received about the two Nigerian persons coming to a shack on Candolim beach with drugs for selling. Accordingly, a team was formed and a raid was conducted," Police Inspector Jivba Dalvi said.

They duo were booked under Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act as well as Foreigners Act as they were allegedly found without valid documents.

They were produced before a today which remanded them in judicial custody.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, November 12 2017. 17:22 IST
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