Nigerian Jumps To Death In India While Evading Arrest In N1.12bn Drug Raid:
In a bid to avoid getting caught following an Indian Police raid following a tipoff, a Nigerian man identified as Cyprian Ama Ogbonnaya, jumped to his death in an incident that happened in Chattarpur area of south Delhi.
The suspect reportedly jumped from the fourth floor of the building where he resides, in fear of arrest after fingered in heroin and LSD in huge quantity trade. Two women who were also Nigerian nationals, found in the house have been arrested, as Police were said to have discovered 25 kg ‘Ketamine’ drugs valued Rs 20 crore [about N1,131,221,850.00] in the international market in the flat.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Madhur Verma told India.com;
“Sensing trouble after seeing the police party, Ogbonnaya and one of the women tried to jump from the window of the fourth floor in order to escape but the woman was caught while Ogbonnaya succeeded in jumping but got injured.
He was rushed to AIIMS trauma centre where doctors declared him dead”.
“They were smuggling drugs like heroin and LSD in heavy quantity to their contacts in south Delhi and National Capital Region.
Ogbonnaya was very popular amongst his customers. Girls too were indulging in smuggling and trading drug. The raiding party found three of them were consuming heroin. The women have been arrested under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.”