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Indian police have arrested a 30-year-old Nigerian national for alleged drug peddling in Mumbai, India.
The accused Okonkwo Basil Ndubisi alias Kevin was arrested on November 30, alongside one Abbas Mustan Seer Zanjeer Barwala, 23, from Mumbai, following a tip off.
4.2 KGs of Gaanja / Marijuana, 120 grams of Charas and five grams of Cocaine were seized from the suspects.
According to DeccanChronicle, the police received a tip off about two people supplying narcotic substances to college students and software professionals.
“Ndubisi had come to India on student visa, which had expired and he had not renewed it.
In 2015, he was arrested by the Mico Layout police for selling drugs and the trial is on. Barwala had joined Ndubisi to make easy money by selling drugs in small sachets at higher prices.
Police said efforts are on to arrest another Nigerian supplying them narcotics.
Nigerian Customs: Cars importation ban Remains.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has maintained that the ban on importation of used and new vehicles into the country through land borders remains.
The comptroller-general of customs, Colonel Hameed Ali (rtd), said this on Monday, June 24, when he spoke at the official launch of a bilateral trade platform at Seme border.
a letter from our Editor-in-Chief Bayo Olupohunda According to Ali, the Nigeria Customs Service will not open land border for importation of used vehicles.
He, however, said the government was interested in the success of the connectivity platform that would facilitate border trade between Nigeria and Benin.
Ali urged that stakeholders should embrace the platform to enable the two countries to achieve seamless operations and trade facilitation as this would assist genuine traders.
“We are envisaging compliance, and we hope we get compliance; where individual decides not to comply, then the customs will ensure there is no illicit trafficking between the two countries,”
The NCS boss noted that through the platform, false declaration of goods and some other illegal activities, experienced due to manual operation, would stop.