Thane, Jun 27 : The city police on Wednesday arrested a Nigerian national at Mumbra and seized 132 grams of MDMA powder from his possession.
The police had registered offences under the NDPS Act against him in the Mumbra police station, the police said on Thursday. Sr PI Madhukar Kad of the Mumbra police station got a tip off that a Nigerian national with some drugs was about to enter Mumbra bypass. Acting on the information a police team kept a vigil and nabbed him.
The police gave his name as Anni Chemezi Benzamin, 31 and said that the total value of the seized drugs was to the tune of Rs 2,90,000. An offence under sections 8(C), 22(B) and 29 of the NDPS Act has been registered against the accused and the police are now trying to find out the sources of the drugs and to whom he was to sell the same. (UNI)