Indian police on Wednesday disclosed that they have busted a gang of drug peddlers and recovered a huge quantity of drugs.
According to a local news outlet, ANI, the suspects have been identified as Daniel and Beneth, both Nigerian nationals and Baljeet alias Aman (29), a resident of Chattarpur, Delhi.
“A team of AGS/Crime Branch received information regarding a drug syndicate being run by Nigerian nationals and an Indian involved in the trafficking of Narcotic Substances,” the police said.
They added, “A trap was laid near the house of Baljeet and a Nigerian national later identified as Daniel came on a Scooty and delivered a packet containing drugs to Baljeet.
“Both suspects were arrested and 51 grams of Cocaine, 35 grams of MDMA and 60 tablets of Ecstasy were recovered from the packet handed over to Baljeet by Daniel.
“Consequently, a raid was conducted in Mehrauli on the instance of the suspect and another Nigerian national, who Daniel identified as Michael alias Beneth was apprehended and from his possession, 157 grams of Heroin, 57 grams of MDMA, and 28 pills of ecstasy were recovered.”
During interrogation, it was revealed that one of the suspects, Michael, was found to have been residing in India illegally since 2011.