Three including two Nigerians held with drugs

New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Three people, including two Nigerians, were arrested here and drugs valued at Rs 70 lakh seized from them, police said on Saturday.

“The Crime Branch has busted an interstate gang of drug peddlers with the arrest of three persons and recovered 430 gm of fine quality heroin (smack) and 105 gm of fine quality cocaine from their possession,” said Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime Branch) Ravindra Yadav.

“The value of the recovered drugs is Rs. 70 lakh in the international market,” he added.

The trio of Israel Echem and Darlington Chiemezie, both Nigerian nationals, and Mohammad Dhobir, a resident of Nizamuddin area of south Delhi were nabbed on Wednesday, said police.