Nigerian arrested for possessing cocaine

A 25-year-old Nigerian,Eugene Oakoro,was arrested by the Meghwadi police on Saturday for allegedly possessing 145 gm of cocaine. Cops suspect that Oakoro may have come to the area to sell contraband and are probing the angle.

Written by Express News Service | Mumbai | Published:May 28, 2012 3:51 am

A 25-year-old Nigerian,Eugene Oakoro,was arrested by the Meghwadi police on Saturday for allegedly possessing 145 gm of cocaine. Cops suspect that Oakoro may have come to the area to sell contraband and are probing the angle.

The police got a tip-off that a person was coming to the area on Saturday for buying and selling contraband. “A police team went to the spot. Around 2.30 pm,Oakoro turned up. We monitored his behaviour and intercepted him. “A packet containing a white substance was found in his pocket. We learnt that the powder was cocaine,” the officer said.

Oakoro was arrested by the police and has been booked under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act 1985. “He is a Nigeria national and stays in Mohammad Ali Road area.. A probe is on,” the officer said.

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