The Nigerian 41-year-old national John Somadina aka Ramvir Pal has been arrested by india Bangalore unit of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).
Investigation revealed that Somadina was involved in at least 12 cases of illegal drug supply and smuggling and he was arrested last week on the basis of a tip off from the Ahmedabad bureau. He has been handed over the Ahmedabad NCB.
Somadina, who was a pan-India supplier of illegal hard drugs, from South America and Africa into the country and then to the smaller cities such as Ahmedabad, Baroda before supplying the illegal drugs in small quantities to bigger cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Bangalore “source revealed.
According to Hari Om Gandhi, Zonal Director, NCB,“Most of the people who act as carriers in this crime are citizens of Nigeria, Kenya, Venezuela, Vietnam, Columbia and Brazil.
they are mostly drug addicts themselves. There also appointed several people from the North East as carriers. At least 12 of the carriers were apprehended by the NCB from different cities. The carriers would work for them for free supply of drugs,”
The Drug baron,work with the international drug cartels in South America, which made it easier to smuggle illegal drugs into the country with the help of carriers.