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20 kg Amphetamine worth Rs 50L: 2 Nigerians held

20 kg Amphetamine worth Rs 50L: 2 Nigerians held

Two Nigerians have been arrested from here for allegedly possessing 20 kilograms Amphetamine, worth around Rs 50 lakh by sleuths of the Narcotics Control Bureau, a senior official said today.

“We have arrested two Nigerians from the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus on Monday. They had come to Mumbai by Rajdhani Express from Delhi. We have recovered 20 kilograms of Amphetamine from their possession,” Zonal NCB director Kumar Sanjay Jha told PTI.

Jha said the accused, Tatteh Joseph and Ani Stanley Chukwuma, were to take the contraband to South Africa.

“We were alerted by the Delhi NCB so that we can swoop on the entire network including the Mumbai support”, Jha said.

The NCB official said they recovered a table from the duo and when they broke it they recovered the contraband.

“Joseph has two passports, one of Ghana and other of Nigeria. But he admitted to being a Nigerian”, added Jha.