The police in Bengaluru, India, have arrested a 24-year-old Nigerian, Kelvin Idika, for allegedly selling cocaine in the city and recovered cocaine valued at $973.
The police, in a statement on Wednesday, June 16, said that Kelvin had arrived in Bengaluru on student visa and had been indulging in drug peddling, Sify.com reports.
“Based on a tip off, Kelvin was arrested while he was trying to negotiate with a customer near Horamavu signal under Ramamurthy Nagar police limits.
At the time of his arrest he was in possession of 54 gms of cocaine, which is valued around Rs 4 lakh along with an electronic weighing machine and three mobile phones,” the police said.
According to the police, the accused used to often travel to Mumbai and procure Cocaine from there and sell it here.