After swallowing Cocaine during a raid conducted by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in upscale Juhu, Mumbai, a Nigerian national has been reportedly hospitalized.
A journalist, Pratik Salunke revealed that the high drama unfolded outside a five-star hotel in Juhu on Thursday, January 14 where the NCB team reached while acting on a tip off.
An NCB officer privy to the investigation also stated that the agency detained a Nigerian national who swallowed Cocaine during the commotion while gathering information on our ongoing cases against drugs.
“The Nigerian who is suspected to be involved in drug peddling is being investigated. We have detained him for investigations.” the officer added.
In such cases, the agencies resort to feeding suspected bananas to the empty stomach. Such concealment of drugs in the body is an old method which is usually used by smugglers while flying through airports.