Jalandhar police, India have arrested a Nigerian national with heroin worth Rs 1.35 crore from the Urban Estate area.
The accused simply identified as Ifeanyi, who had come to India initially on a tourist visa later stayed back and got himself ensnared in the drug peddling business.
According to the police, the accused was part of a major syndicate been run from Delhi with branches in various states, including Punjab.
CIA in-charge, Inspector Ajayveer said that since the international peddlers destroyed their original documents, including passport, it was difficult for the police to unravel their real identity.
Ifeanyi has been remanded in prison as the police dig out details about his syndicate’s operations.
Ajayvir said with the sealing of the international border with Pakistan, the drug peddlers are now following the reverse route that runs from Delhi to Punjab.