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Nigerian national arrested for possessing drugs at Candolim

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Calangute: Goa Police on Friday arrested a Nigerian for possessing drugs at Candolim beach village in North Goa.

Calangute Police Inspector Nolasco Raposo said that 33-year-old Nigerian national Thogo Chigozie was arrested at Candolim for possessing drugs worth Rs 1.75 lakhs.

During his search, he was found to be carrying 1,195 gms of ganja, four gms of cocaine and 17 gms of charas, he said.

Police said that the accused was scouting for the customers when he was apprehended.

He was booked under Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.

Raposo said that the accused was previously booked by Calangute police in the year 2015 in another narcotics case and was released on bail in the year 2018.

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