Four Nigerian nationals were arrested in Nallasopara on Monday with 10 grams of cocaine worth Rs 1.8 lakh, police said. The Crime Branch of the Palghar Police intercepted the car in which two of the accused, Eric Emiza (32) and Wasim Mohammad alias Robert were travelling in at Achole village and found the drugs.
Sub-inspector Hitendra Vichare said the accused led the police team to the other two men from whom they had bought the cocaine. They have been identified as D K Christian (38) and Oliver Christopher (40).
The police said that all the four men are drug peddlers who have been living in Nallasopara for several years. The police is looking through their criminal records to find out if they have any cases registered against them in the past. The four men have been booked under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.