Nigeria National Arrested for Trafficking Drug Barely 5 Months After Leaving Prison
In less than five months that he was released on bail from the prison, the narcotics intelligence bureau of the CID has re-arrested a 32-year-old Nigerian man for smuggling Methamphetamine (crystal meth) in Chennai, India.
The accused, identified as Grant Victor Ikenna, was arrested for illegal trafficking under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act, Times of India reported on Wednesday, March 22, 2023.
A special team led by AD Sakkaravarthy , DSP, nabbed the suspect near Chennai Central Railway Station entrance on Wall Tax Road on Monday and seized 59 gm of the drug worth ₹3.25 Lakh.
Preliminary investigation revealed that he had come to India on a tourist visa in 2014 that expired in 2015. However, he continued to stay here.
He had been arrested under the Foreigners Act by Perundurai police in Erode for overstaying his visa and was released on bail in October, 2022.
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