Four arrested in Bengaluru for drug peddling
By Express News Service | Published: 18th May 2017 05:19 AM |
BENGALURU: The Women police and the narcotics wing of the Central Crime Branch (CCB) on Wednesday arrested four people, including a Tamil Nadu-based woman, on charges of selling banned drugs to college students and IT professionals in the city.
The arrested have been identified as Peter Chidiebere (34), Franklin Kelechi (33) and Saviou Chikwado (26), all Nigerian nationals residing at T C Palya in the city and Suzanne P (48) of Chennai.
According to police, Suzanne and Franklin are in a live-in relationship. Peter and Saviou, who had come to India three years back, started drug peddling with help from Suzanne and Franklin.
Police said Suzanne is a professional fashion designer who helped them with contacts to sell banned drugs. “They are also suspected to be involved in cyber crime. We have recovered many bank and shopping cards issued in different names”, the police said. “The visas of Peter and Saviou have expired and they are illegally staying in the country,” police said, adding that they had written to FRRO to deport them.
Police have seized 92 grams of Amphetamine, 101 grams of Morphine, 18 mobile phones, four laptops, a two-wheeler and a car worth `26 lakh from them.