Two Nigerians held for selling cocaine

Two Nigerians held for selling cocaine

They have been identified as Chigindu Emakachiku (24) from Abba City, Nigeria and Ogugua Benneth (25) from Oyi in Nteje City, Nigeria. On a tip off, the police arrested Chigindu Emakachiku near a hotel on Cunningham Road when he was trying to sell cocaine.

Based on his information, the police arrested Ogugua Benneth near Kalpaka Arcade on Church Street when he was  luring some people to buy cocaine.

Chigindu Emakachiku, a BCA graduate, came to Bangalore last year for his brother who was undergoing a kidney surgery. He was staying in Sarjapura and didn’t have possess visa to stay in India.

Ogugua came to Bangalore seven months ago and was staying in a hotel. They developed friendship after they met each other, added the police. The duo decided to make fast bucks by selling the banned substance. They bought cocaine from a person in Delhi and would sell the same for higher prices to college students,  employees in IT and IT sector, businessmen and customers in bars and restaurants.

Auto driver murdered

An auto driver was found dead with head injuries in Peenya police limits on Monday morning. The dead has been identified as Shashidhar (20), a resident of Madanayakanahalli.

According to the police, Shashidhar who had parted ways with his parents after his wedding was staying separately with his wife. Shashidhar had gone to Doddabidirakal in his auto on Sunday night, but failed to return.  A few people noticed a body lying on roadside near the auto. They immediately informed the police.

House burgled

Thieves struck at a house in Vijaynagar on Sunday and made away  with valuables worth Rs 6.15 lakh.

According to the police, the theft took place minutes after the house owner, Mayanna, a retired employee from HMT and a resident of Basaveshwar Layout in Subbanna Garden went outside locking his house. When he returned he was shocked to find materials scattered inside the house, the police said. The thieves broke open rear door to gain entry. They collected jewellery and cash, all valued at Rs 6.15 lakh and fled.

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