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Nigerian Woman Arrested in Goa with Drugs Worth Rs 15 Lakh

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Panaji, May 16 — Goa police have arrested a Nigerian woman, Faith Chiemerie, 24, for allegedly possessing drugs valued at Rs 15 lakh.

Chiemerie traveled to Goa from Bengaluru by bus. During her arrest in Mapusa, North Goa, police seized 150 grams of amphetamine and 100 grams of ganja from her possession.

The police revealed that Chiemerie had entered India on a ‘Student Visa’ with the intention to study at Lucknow University, but she never made it to the city.

“We arrested her at Mapusa in North Goa and found drugs in her possession valued at Rs 15 lakh. We are investigating to whom she was supplying the drugs in Goa and the source of procuring them,” a police officer stated.

Initial questioning suggested that Chiemerie brought the contraband to Goa for further sale and distribution. The investigation is ongoing to determine her connections and the drug supply chain.

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