Delhi Police special cell has arrested a Nigerian and two Ghanaian nationals said to be members of an international syndicate involved in supplying party drugs.
A total of 64 grams fine quality cocaine and 20 pills of ecstasy have been recovered from the possession of the accused persons, DCP of Special Cell Amit Kaushik said in a statement on Sunday, February 11, 2024.
The accused were identified as David Narh, Emmanual Owusu Nsiah, both from Ghana and Chimobi David Okpara, a Nigerian.
"The Trans Yamuna Range of Special Cell was informed about the movement of two persons involved in supplying party drugs. Acting swiftly on the information, a team of TYR/Special Cell, swung into action, and a trap was laid on SFS Flats road, Mayur Vihar phase-3, Delhi, and the accused persons, David Narh and Emmanual Owusu Nsiah who were on a scooty were intercepted," Kaushik stated.
"On their search, a total of 56.69 grams of cocaine and 20 pills of ecstasy were recovered. A criminal case under the appropriate sections of law was registered against them in this regard and the accused were taken on police remand.
"On their disclosure, another accused who was the source of the recovered contraband, namely Chimobi David Okpara was apprehended and was produced in court and a search warrant of his flat in a Greater Noida Society was taken from the court.
"On the search of his flat, a further 7.12 grams of cocaine was recovered. Efforts are on to identify the forward and backward chain of the syndicate, total of 64 grams fine quality cocaine and 20 pills of Ecstasy recovered, Were supplying cocaine and ecstasy pills in parties," he added.
According to the police, David Narh was born and brought up in Accra, Ghana in 1993 and arrived in India in December 2023.
Emmanual Owusu Nsiah was born in Accra, Ghana in 1993 and was brought up in his native village Kumasia. He arrived in India in mid-January, 2024.
Chimobi David Okpara, 27, came to India in 2018.
Initially, he stayed in Mumbai for 8 months and then came to Delhi's Dwarka and worked in an African Kitchen.
The Police said he later moved to Tuglakabad in 2019 and started supplying Narcotics drugs in Delhi/NCR. Thereafter, he moved to Casa Granda, Greater Noida.
Further investigation into the matter is underway.