Nigerian ‘Drug Kingpin’ Posing As Pastor Arrested With Ecstasy P!lls In India

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The security officers known as sleuths said the drug kingpin also hides his identity and introduces himself under various fake names. 

Indian personnel of Telangana State Anti-Narcotics Bureau (TSNAB) have arrested a Nigerian drug peddler identified as Ogbaugu David Uka posing as pastor Davison, who was allegedly helping drug smugglers. 

The police said that upon his arrest, a total of 264 ecstasy pills worth 10.5 lakh were seized from the suspect who resided in Bengaluru and often traveled to Hyderabad to supply drugs to smugglers, Times of India reports. 

It was reported that when Uka landed in Hyderabad on Wednesday to supply ecstasy pills, the anti-narcotic officers caught him at Film Nagar and recovered the drugs, and a criminal case was registered against him in Bengaluru by Karnataka police for violation of the NDPS Act.

TSNAB officials said the suspect has established contacts with smugglers and peddlers in Hyderabad, and that the TSNAB director, Hyderabad police commissioner CV Anand said that Uka, better referred to as Davision, claimed himself as a pastor. 

Anand said, “He also claims himself as chairman of All India Nigerian Students and Community Association. The objective of this association is to arrange bails and provide legal assistance to drug offenders from Nigeria who get arrested in India.”

The security officers known as sleuths said the drug kingpin also hides his identity and introduces himself under various fake names. 

Officials also found that he was using a fake visa and that he bought several SIM cards to pursue his criminal activities.

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