Saturday, April 27, 2013

International fake currency & drug cartel busted

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Saturday said they have cracked an "international cartel" of drugs and fake currency dealers, arresting seven Nigerians and a Burmese woman. "The arrested include a Nigerian couple and a pastor, along with four other Nigerians and a Myanmarese woman," said Sanjeev Yadav, deputy commissioner of police (Special Cell).The group was also involved in human trafficking using fake passports, Yadav said. Police recovered 1.450 kg of party drug methaquolone, 2.5 grams of cocaine, fake currency with a face value of U$10,000, and Rs.15,000.They also recovered 19 passports, including a fake Indian one and seven blank Ghana passports, 15 mobile phones and 35 SIM cards, among other articles. The arrested are Olatide Morrison, 55, his wife Deborah, 47, Myanmarese national Lal Chhan Chhuahi, 29, Nelson, 31, Chima Nakappa, 29, Elozie, 60, and Steve, 36.

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