2 foreigners arrested for running drug racket

The Delhi police today said that it has arrested two foreigners for allegedly running a drug racket in the national capital.

Police identified the accused as Sace Lirbat (33) and Okna Andern (29) both natives of Ivory Coast, a West African country.

Following a tip-off, they were arrested from Uttam Nagar where they had gone to supply heroin to a peddler. Both the accused were staying in India illegally, they said.

"We recovered 50 grams (of heroin) from them. Further probe and interrogation is going on and the chain of supply is being investigated," Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Santosh Kumar Meena said.

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