Police arrest Nigerian Drug dealer in Pune and seize Cocaine worth Rs 4 lakh

Pune police seized cocaine, with some cash, two cell phones along with a Nigerian passport.

Police stated, “the suspect was living in Navi Mumbai and brought the contraband to Pune to sell it”.


The anti-narcotics crew of the Pune city police has arrested a 40-year-old Nigerian national and seized over 20 grams of cocaine worth Rs 4 lakh from him.

A suspect identified as Shuaib Toufiq Owolabi was detained near a restaurant in the Mitranagar area in Baner. Apart from cocaine, the police seized some cash, two cell phones, 20 small empty plastic bags, and his Nigerian passport.

A probe has now been launched into the source from where he bought the drug and the network behind him.

He was produced before a magistrate court and has been remanded till July 30.

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