Bengaluru: A Nigerian national and three interstate drug peddlers from Chennai were reportedly arrested by sleuths of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Monday.
In a joint operation by the Chennai and Bengaluru units of NCB, 84 grams of cocaine, 40 grams of MDMA, a small quantity of hashish, and ganja were seized from the accused.
The arrests were made on Monday morning at Electronics City when the three peddlers had come to fetch drugs from the Nigerian national. All the accused are habitual offenders and have several cases registered against them in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, reports said.
As per reports, the Nigerian is an expert drug maker who also taught his buyers about the methods to blend and enhance the drug’s potency. Whereas the peddlers from Chennai are known suppliers of multiple drugs in Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu, reports claimed.
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The seized drugs were supposed to reach various pubs, hotels, and colleges in Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu.