Nigerian man, Vitalis Okolie, arrested in India for possessing 55 grams of drugs

India

In India, a 35-year-old Nigerian national was allegedly nabbed with drugs worth Rs 3.85 lakh, Navi Mumbai Anti Narcotics Cell Senior Inspector, NB Kolhatkar, said on Monday.

According to India’s republicworld.com, his arrest was aided by a tip-off. Authorities laid a trap was laid near a fast food joint in Kalamboli on Saturday evening.

The Nigerian national, identified as Vitalis Okolie, was nabbed with 55 grams of methaqualone, a sedative-hypnotic drug.

Okolie, who stays in Santacruz in neighbouring Mumbai, has been charged under the NDPS Act.

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