Nigerian man arrested with heroin in Gurugram

Police has reported that a 28-year-old Nigerian man has been held for smuggling 160 grams lf heroin on Monday night near the Kherki Daula toll plaza. Police added that the man was going to handover the drugs to a man in a liquor shop near the toll plaza.Preet Pal Sangwan, assistant commissioner of police (crime), said a crime branch team headed by sub-inspector Amit Kumar had received intelligence input about a foreign national involved in smuggling contraband after which the suspect, identified as Fernando Benz, was apprehended.Preet Pal Sangwan said, “Benz was allegedly involved in smuggling drugs in Gurugram from Delhi. He was staying in Dwarka.”An FIR under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act and the Foreigners Act was registered against Benz at Kherki Daula police station on Monday night.The police told that the interrogations have revealed that Benz had been staying illegally in India since his visa expired on 13 January this year.

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