Pune : 200 grams Cocaine worth Rs 10 lakhs seized from Nigerian

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Sumit Singh

Pune, September 21, 2019 : The officials from the anti-narcotics cell (west) of the Pune city police Crime Branch on Friday night arrested a Nigerian citizen and claimed to have seized cocaine worth Rs 10 lakhs.

The arrested accused has been identified as Uba Saviour Godvin (31), who resided in Pisoli near Kondhwa.

Acting on tip-off that the accused would arrive near Bramha Avenue society for selling the narcotic substance. Accordingly, a team led by senior police inspector Rajendra Mohite, PSI Mahadik laid a trap and nabbed him.

DCP (crime) Bachchan Singh said, “Our team seized 200 grams Cocaine worth Rs 10 lakhs from Nigerian’s possession, besides Rs 1.81 lakhs cash, a mobile phone and a two-wheeler worth Rs 30,000. An FIR has been registered against him with Kondhwa police station for offences under relevant sections of the NDPS Act.”

The action was taken under supervision of Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime) Ashok Morale, DCP Bachchan Singh, ACP Shivaji Pawar by the team which included policemen Prasad Mokashi, Ramesh Garud, Mahesh Kadam, Pandurang Wanjale, Uday Kalbhor, Amol Pilane, Pravin Padwal, Sandeep Sable, and Sachin Kokare.