Nigerian couple arrested with heroine, cocaine in India (Photo)
The Special Task Force (STF), Mohali, have arrested a Nigerian couple with 50 grams of heroin, 50-gram cocaine and Rs 40,000 drug money.
The accused have been identified as Jude Justin and his partner Raita. Rajinder Singh Sohal, SP, STF, Mohali unit, said besides contraband and drug money, the police also recovered a weighing scale and 10 polythene packets from their possession. The police said during interrogation, the duo revealed that they procured narcotics from Delhi and supplied them to customers and college students in Mohali.
STF sleuths said the accused could not produce any valid visa, passport or supporting documents for their stay in India. An STF official said the duo were ‘couriers’, who were paid for each delivery to supply drugs in Chandigarh, Mohali and Kharar.