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Two Nigerians held in Bengaluru for trying to sell cocaine

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

Two Nigerian citizens have been arrested here for allegedly indulging in drug peddling and 50 grams of cocaine worth Rs 2.5 lakhs seized from them.

Nduba Joseph (25) and Nwite Sunday Rose (32) were arrested yesterday in Indiranagar Police station limits here following information that they were trying to sell cocaine to customers, a CCB release said.

Their passports and a two-wheeler had also been confiscated.

The accused are said to have purchased cocaine from an individual named Ben, who is now absconding, and were selling it to customers known to them, the release said.

Both the accused and Ben have been booked under several acts including Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.

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

First Published: Sat, October 15 2016. 15:22 IST