A 39-year-old suspected Nigerian drug dealer Chinedu Onyedinma, have been arrested by men of the Indian Police Force in Panaji over alleged possession of cocaine.
According to reports, the policemen chased the 39 year-old on foot, before he was apprehended. After a thorough search was conducted on him, 10.48g of cocaine, worth $1,115(80,000 Rupees) was allegedly found on him.
Police say Onyedinma is the second Nigerian to be arrested by the crime branch team in two days. The team had arrested one Lucky Ekoemeye, 43, in Morjim, with 8g with same substance on Saturday after a tip-off.
Onyedinma is said to have confessed to being involved in a drug trafficking syndicate.