Jalandhar rural police in India on Saturday, January 5, arrested four drug peddlers including a Nigerian national, two Mizoram women and their Delhi based accomplice after seizing 2-kg heroin hidden in a teddy bear and juice tetra pack.
The accused have been identified Nigerian man Ohas Ugo (20) Presently resident of Nawada near Uttam Nagar, Delhi, Amir Ali (30) of Street No. 16, Krishnapuri, Tilak Nagar Delhi, Maphiue (40) of Tuthangi, and Aizawal Chauthatgpuii (30) of Chaltlang Bethel Colony Aizawal in Mizoram.
Addressing a press conference, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Jalandhar (Rural) Mr Navjot Singh Mahal, accompanied by SP/Investigation Mr Balkar Singh, DSP Kartarpur Mr Digvijay Kapil, and DSP Special Branch Mr BIS Kahlon said that SHO Maqsudan Police Station Mr Ramandeep Singh along with his team was conducting special nakabandi near Railway Crossing, Adda Bidhipur.
Mr Mahal told that around 6:30 PM, one Swift car bearing registration number (PB-01-N-0240) which was being driven very fast and later stopped by the police party.
“On being quizzed, the occupants revealed their identities and cops frisked them and checked other items carried out by them”, he said and added Chauthatgpuii was carrying a purple coloured Teddy Bear on her lap while Ohas was carrying a plastic bag upon his thighs containing one tetra pack of Tropicana Orange Juice and one box of Nestle A+ Slim.
SSP said that upon checking of the teddy bear, one kg of heroin was recovered from it and on checking of a packet of Tropicana Orange Juice and Nestle A+Slim, one kg of heroin was recovered and took all of them into custody.
Mr Mahal further revealed that Chuauthatgpuii is hairdresser whereas Isabel wife of Ohas Ugo is also working with her as a hairdresser.
Chauthatgpuii further revealed that she used to buy heroin from Ohas Ugo and supplying the same.
Ohas Ugo came to India on business visa about three years back and already an FIR No. 20 dated 21-12-2017 u/s 21 NDPS Act and 14 Foreigners Act was registered by STF, S.A.S. Nagar. A case under sections 21/29-61-85 of NDPS Act was registered in Maqsudan police station and a thorough probe is being carried out in this case.