Two Nigerian men have been apprehended by operatives of the Central Crime Branch (CCB) of the Karnataka Police over alleged drug trafficking and drugs worth N2,630,342.88 recovered from them.
The accused identified as Augustine Okafor, 38, and Achunike Nwafor,36, were arrested in Rabindranath Tagore near Nagar Police Station area on Sunday, February 21, while waiting in a car for their clients.
"CCB of Karnataka arrested two Nigerian nationals for drug peddling in RT Nagar," said Sandeep Patil, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) on Monday, February 22.
The officials recovered 20 grams of cocaine, 13 grams of ecstasy pills along with six mobile phones from them.
A case has been registered under the Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act and Foreigners Act while further investigation is underway.