On Monday, February 20, 2023, the Haryana State Narcotic Control Bureau arrested two Nigerian nationals on drug smuggling charges and recovered 94 gm of heroin and 10 gm of ICE drug (methamphetamine) from their possession.

The arrested suspects have been identified as Stanley Okorie and Christopher, both of whom live in Delhi.

In a press conference, Verinder Saini, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Haryana State Narcotic Control Bureau, stated that the accused were apprehended in Delhi on Sunday and will be produced in court as the police seek their remand for further questioning.

He stated that the team had already apprehended two people in this case, Deepak of Jhajjar district with 50.47 gm heroin and Amritpal of Kishangarh, Chandigarh.

Accused Deepak and Amritpal were arrested on February 16 and 18, respectively, and during questioning, they admitted to purchasing the drug from Stanley Okorie and Christopher.

Following their leads, the police team arrived in Delhi and apprehended the Nigerian nationals. He stated that they had been registered under the NDPS Act at the Ram Nagar police station in Karnal, and that the police would also look into their previous criminal history.