A most wanted International Drug-Peddler of Nigerian origin,Chukwu Ogbona David popularly known as Tony has been arrested on Thursday January 20, 2022 by Hyderabad Police in Southern India. He was arrested alongside nine consumers of narcotics.
The Police explained that they were nabbed from different places following intensive surveillance. The 37 years old Chukwu Ogbonna David was taken into custody from Mumbai and on the input given by him nine consumers, mostly businessmen, were apprehended . 10 gm of cocaine was found on them.
Action Now Against Drug Abuse learnt that Tony, who migrated to Mumbai from Nigeria in 2013 on a temporary VISA, and has been illegally staying in Mumbai was discovered to be purchasing drugs from another international African drug-peddler known as Star Boy, through ships. Hyderabad Police Commissioner CV Anand told reporters that following investigations, Tony from 2017 decided to enter into drug business and developed contacts with consumers in Mumbai, Goa, and Hyderabad. He allegedly established a network system in India by engaging local agents by giving them good money for the supply of drugs, the police said.
With a strong network of agents, Tony was said to be transporting drugs from Mumbai to Hyderabad delivering them to customers and transferring the amount online to his agents’ accounts. The Police Commissioner revealed that Tony did not expose himself to agents or customers and was using international phone numbers to communicate through WhatsApp calls and VOIP calls and was delivering drugs to customers through his agents.