Pune: Nigerian Citizen Arrested With Cocaine Worth Rs 5.30 Lakh  

Kondhwa police station
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Mubarak Ansari

Kondhwa, 18th June 2021: A Nigerian youth was arrested by the anti-narcotics cell-1 of Pune city police for allegedly selling cocaine from his flat in Undri. 53 grams of cocaine worth Rs 5.3 lakh was seized from him.

The arrested accused has been identified as Olmide Christopher Kayode (42), a native of Nigeria, who lived in Bhakti Pride society in Undri.


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Acting on a tip-off received by policeman Yogesh Mohite, a team led by Police Inspector Vinayak Gaikwad raided the flat on June 16 and nabbed Kayode. A case has been registered against him at Kondhwa police station.

The action was taken under the guidance of Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Shrinivas Ghadge and ACP Surendranath Deshmukh. The team included Police Inspector Gaikwad and police personnel Praveen Shirve, Sujit Wadekar, Sandeep Jadhav, Rahul Joshi, Vishal Shinde, Vishal Dalvi, Maruti Pardhi, Praveen Uttekar, Manoj Salunke, Nitin Jadhav, Pandurang Pawar, Sandesh Kakade, Yogesh Mohite, Ruby Abraham and Rehana Sheikh.

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