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Cocaine worth Rs 39 crore seized; Four foreign nationals arrested

Mumbai police have arrested three Nigerian men along with a Brazilian woman and seized cocaine worth around 39 crore rupees from their possession.

The accused were about to send the drug to South Africa. A team of Amboli police nabbed the accused from the  Maurya Estate road in suburban Andheri and recovered drugs worth 38.95 crore rupees. The accused were identified as Neras Pokhogo, Michael Hop, Simon Agobata, all Nigerians; and Karle Ires, a woman from Brazil.

The cocaine allegedly seized from their possession was supposed to be sent to Johannesburg in South Africa. The accused were held when they were heading for the office of a courier company to dispatch the consignment. The accused concealed narcotic drugs in rings and pipes of curtains. These drug-loaded consignments of curtains would be then sent abroad through courier companies.

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