A Nigerian identified as Chigozie Foster Okafor and one other were arrested by the Delhi Police Special Cell for drugs.
A total of 16.65 kg narcotic drugs worth over Rs 30 crores were recovered from the two members of an international drugs syndicate.
It was gathered that the Nigerian has been living in India illegally. He had arrived in the country in July 2019 on a six-month business visa, according to the police.
The Nigerian who is popularly known as David did not return and continued residing in the country illegally after the expiry of his visa.
His passport revealed that he had visited Nepal and the United Arab Emirates in the past.and he used to get a supply of heroin from a fellow Delhi-based Nigerian who procured his supply from a Delhi-based Afghan national. Later, he developed his own network.
In his confession, he reveal how many persons from Punjab procured heroin from him in Delhi.
According to him, he would also send consignments of heroin to other countries, including the UK, Sri Lanka, UAE, Nepal, Bangladesh, South Africa and so on through courier services by using fake identities.
Another member of the syndicate identified as Babu Lal, was also arrested by the police. It was revealed that he used to get the supply of heroin from David and further supplied it to small drug traffickers in Punjab and Haryana.
The police assured that they have lunched an investigation to nab the other accused.