The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested a drug peddler in Mumbai. The arrested man has been identified as Okeke Liunes Okechikwe. He is a Nigerian national.
He was arrested by the NCB on Wednesday from Vasai. He was allegedly involved in the trafficking of MDMA.
MDMA is a psychoactive drug. MDMA is banned under the NDPS Act. Commonly known as Ecstasy, it is a party drug that alters moods and perceptions.
According to the NCB, inputs were received that a Nigerian man is involved in the smuggling of banned drugs. Accordingly, officials laid a trap and apprehended the accused.
Officials also seized tablets of Ecstasy/MDMA from his possession. The arrested man had married an Indian lady to stay in the country.