Nigerian arrested for peddling drugs

Nigerian arrested for peddling drugs

The CCB police have arrested a Nigerian national and recovered cocaine and LSD papers, four mobile phones, a bike and cash from him. The suspect Michael Okafor (30) is a native of Ekeja, Lagos, in Nigeria and a resident of Hennur Bande.

On a tip-off, the police arrested him on Hennur Bande when he was carrying the banned substances. He was running a network to sell the banned substances. He would procure the drugs from his sources in Goa, Mumbai and Delhi. The police are ascertaining for what purpose he came to India and if his passport and visas had expired.

Man held for cheating

The police arrested a 28-year-old man on charges of cheating several students by giving them fake provisional course certificates and marks cards of reputed institutions in the country.

They raided the office of Join Us for Education at Manipal Centre on MG Road and arrested Kunal Jumar Mandol, a resident of an apartment near Manyatha Gate-4. Mandol would receive huge sums from students and issue them fake certificates and marks cards.

He operated using e-mail ids:,,, and

He would contact his ‘clients’ through these mails and promise them marks cards and certificates. After receiving complaints from victims, police raided Mandol’s office and arrested him.