Nigerian drug kingpin arrested in India

A 30-year-old Nigerian, Ugochukwu John Obiako, suspected to be a drug dealer was arrested on Friday, by Kullu Police, Himachal Pradesh, India.

According to the police, the suspect allegedly supplied drugs and cocaine in large amounts to local drug peddlers in Kullu.

“Kullo Police had registered several cases related to cocaine and drugs. It was noticed local drug peddlers were bringing drugs from Delhi. Eight people, all African nationals were arrested earlier who upon interrogation revealed that about a man who supplied them drugs. That person arrested from Delhi hailed from Nigeria,” Kullu SP Gaurav Singh told reporters.

Singh said that Obiako got in touch with Africans living in India and abroad via social media, to sell drugs.