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DELHI POLICE BUSTED INTERNATIONAL DRUG CARTEL, FOUR KG HEROIN WORTH CRORES OF RUPEES RECOVERED FROM NIGERIAN

March 07, 2019 09:45 PM

New Delhi (Face2News)

A team of Special Cell Southern Range led by Insp.Chandrika Prasad & Insp. Amul Tyagi under the supervision of Shri AttarSingh, ACP/Special cell/SR has arrested a key member of an internationalnarcotics cartel namely Okoya Ifeanyi.J @ John r/o Nigeria age 34 years.  Fou kgs. of heroin worth Rs. 16 crores in the international market, has been recovered from the possession of said Okoya Ifeanyi.J @ John. A Case underappropriate sections of law has been registered in PS Special Cell in this regard.

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Accused had procured several consignment of heroin from his associatewho in turn used to procure large consignments of the same from Afghan carriers sent by Afghanistan based drug suppliers. Arrested OkoyaIfeanyi.J @ John has also revealed that members of his cartel have already supplied more than 100 kgs heroin in Delhi. Okoya also used to sendconsignments of heroin to various other countries including England, France,Canada, South Africa etc through courier companies. 

Mr. P.S.Kushawah, DCP, said, special Cell in its offensive against drug suppliers hasbusted several narcotic drugs cartels during the last one year by arresting many members of these cartels and has also recovered huge consignments of drugsincluding heroin, opium etc. As part of this drive, Special Cell had recoveredabout 200 kgs. of heroin in the last one year. Members of these cartels are suspected to be involved in the supply of heroin in Delhi NCR and North India after smuggling it into India from Afghanistan.

This information was furtherdeveloped by Insp. Chandrika Prasad with the help of staff. Duringsurveillance, one active member of the said cartel i.e. a Nigerian national presently residing in Chander Vihar, Nilothi New Delhi was identified. It wa salso revealed that Okoya used to receive heroin from a fellow Nigerian residing in Vikaspuri area that he used to meet near District centre, Janakpuri West Metro Station.

The said supplier used to procure consignments of heroin from Afghanistan. Okoya Ifeanyi.J @ John used to hand over theseconsignments of heroin to Delhi based persons including persons of African origin on a regular basis.

DCP further said, on March 5th specific information was received in the Special Cell that Okoya Ifeanyi.J @ John would deliver a consignment of heroin to one of his contacts near cremation ground of Village Ambrahi Sector-19Dwarka, Delhi area on 05.03.2019 at about 09.15 pm. A raiding party led by SI Amit comprising of SI Shashank, SI Rahul, HC Ajit, HC Rakesh, HC Ravinder, CtAjay Kumar and Ct Shahjad etc. was constituted and a trap was laid nearCremation ground village Ambrahi Sector-19 Dwarka, Delhi. At about 9.20 pm, a person who later was identified as OkoyaIfeanyi.J @ John was spotted comingfrom Gurgaon Dabri main road towards Vardhaman Plaza Sector-19 Dwarka. He wascarrying a bag pack on his shoulders. He was surrounded and overpowered by themembers of team. Search of his bag led to the recovery of four  kgs of good quality heroin. 

Arrested person Okoya Ifeanyi.J @ John has disclosed details of members of this drug cartel. He also disclosed that he has been supplying heroin to various persons of African origin residing in Delhi. He had come to Dwarka to deliver the said heroine to one of his associates. A team has been deployed in Janakpuri area to identify/ arrest these receivers of heroin in Delhi.  

Arrested person has disclosed that he alongwith his associates have been supplying heroin in Delhi and North India. He collects the consignments of heroin from his associate, a fellow Nigerian who is residing in the area of Uttam Nagar Delhi and further elivers the same to several other African nationals.

He also revealed that he had procured several consignment of heroin from his associatewho in turn used to procure large consignments of the same from Afghan carriers sent by Afghanistan based drug suppliers. Arrested OkoyaIfeanyi.J @ John has also revealed that members of his cartel have already supplied more than 100 kgs heroin in Delhi. Okoya also used to sendconsignments of heroin to various other countries including England, France,Canada, South Africa etc through courier companies. 

In 2013 Okoya Ifeanyi.J @ John came to Mumbai India on atourist Visa. He continued his stay in Mumbai despite expiry of his Visa till August-2018. In the year 2018 he came to Delhi and started staying in NihalVihar area. In Delhi he used to visit different market places and malls, where he came in contact with a fellow Nigerian at District CentreJanakpuri.

After a couple of meetings, he was lured to get involved in drugs supply which he found to be an easy way ofearning a good amount of money. Okoya developed his own network of drug supply in Delhi and since then he has been indulging in supply of heroin. He further revealed that many other foreign Nationals are also indulging in smuggling of heroin in India.  

PROFILE OF OKOYA IFEANYI.J @ JOHN: 

Okoyawas born in the year 1985 in Lagos, Nigeria and studied till secondary school.He came to India in year 2013 and stayed in Mumbai till August 2018. In Mumbai he claims to have done garments business with one Nigerian national namely Philip. Later Philip went back to Nigeria and Okoya cameto Delhi in the year 2018 and since then he has been staying in Nilothi in Delhi. He along with other associates has been smuggling heroin and has beenfurther supplying to his other associates in Delhi.Further interrogation of accused is on and efforts to arrestremaining members of said syndicate are being made.

 

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