Sushma Gowda (Correspondent)
The East Division police of Govindpura police on tuesday arrested 27 year old nigerian national and recovered 10 grams of cocaine and 1.5 grams if heroine worth Rs.2.6 lakh from him.
The accused has been identified as,Fofana Cheickna a Nigerian National.
Senior officer told media persons,our Govindapura police inspector received a credible information about the drug being supplied by a foreign national in HBR layout near Ambedkar playground.
Acting on tip-off, Govindapura police inspector Prakash and his team rushed to the spot the crime staff rounded up the area and kept a close watch on Foreign National near Ambedkar playground and while selling drugs to his clients the team caught him red handed.
During investigation the accused confessed the crime and during questioning and after checking his records it was found that the accused Fofana did not have any travel documents but was living in a rented house in Jayanthi Nagar area.
During search the team found 10 grams of Cocaine and 1.5 grams of heroine in his possession including a mobile phone was seized from him.
As it was found that the accused is staying illegally and rented a house so we have summoned the owner of the house to probe how they have rented out the property without following the mandatory procedure including verifying the travel documents and submitting the same with the local police.
A case has been registered against the accused under NDPS Act and Foreigners Act and the owner of the house will also be booked under appropriate sections.The team have seized the mobile phones to ascertain the source of his drug network and further investigation is on.
Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP East,S Murugan, DCP East,Dr SD Sharanappa,ACP,KG Halli Sub-Division,Jagadish KS,PI,Prakash R,PSI,Lokesh and other staff has been appreciated for the commendable job done by them in nabbing the Nigerian drug peddler and a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.