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Drugs worth Rs 11,05,000 seized in Goa, Nigerian national held

Panaji, Nov 18 (IECurrentAffairs) In a major narcotic raid of recent times conducted by Calangute Police in North Goa, a big haul of drugs, including synthetic and manufactured drugs, were seized on Sunday.

According to Police, reliable information was received from a source that a Nigerian National would be coming to supply drugs to a customer at an internal road near at Porbowado, Calangute, Bardez, Goa.

Accordingly a raiding team was formed and immediately police in civil clothes waited at the roadside to trace the accused. Further the accused person appeared at the roadside along with a scooter at afternoon and began waiting for customers.

He was immediately rounded up by the police and inquired about his presence at the spot. During further questioning the Nigerian national disclosed that he is in possession of narcotic a drugs. When his personal search was conducted and he was found in possession of variety of drugs.

The total drugs seized from his possession are MDMA (alpha – dimethyl methylene) worth Rs. 78,000, Morphine worth Rs 40,000, Amphetamine worth Rs 72,000, Charas worth Rs 6,39,000, LSD (didehydro-N methylergoline) papers worth Rs 2,30,000 and Ganja worth Rs 46,000, all worth Rs. 11,05,000 approximately in international market.

In addition to that one scooter was also seized. The accused was identified as Frank (32), Nathaneil (Nigerian National) resident of Calangute and native of Nigeria. Police were verifying if he has been involved in any more of such crimes.

An offence under section 20(b)(ii)(A) 20(b)(ii)(B), 21(a), 22(b) and 22(c) of NDPS Act, 1985 were registered for possession of small, variable and commercial quantity of drugs.
Further investigation was underway, police added.

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Via UNI-India
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